Reading and Writing Electronic Text

Dear Journal Final Poem

For my final for Reading and Writing Electronic Text, I created a poem from my journal entries. I transcribed my journal entries around my birthday for the following ages: 15, 16, 17, 19, 21, 22, and 23. I first experimented with my journal entries for another assignment. In that assignment, ...
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Champagne Poem

I reworked one of my existing poems, which is a villanelle about a person losing a winning lottery ticket. A Losing Lottery Game Losing my ticket’s worse than the mark of Cain, Being struck by lightning is more realistic. Tap water cannot compare to champagne. My drawers are torn apart ...
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Dear Journal

For this week in Reading and Writing Electronic Text, I generated text with a Markov chain. The text is written by me. Since I was very little, I've written in a journal. I'm on my fourth one now. For me to process events in my life, I need to write ...
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The Love Song of the Prince of Denmark

For this week in Reading and Writing Electronic Text, I created a digital cut-up from scratch. I incorporated outside information based on syntax and semantics. I replaced parts of The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T.S Eliot with parts of Hamlet. I utilized only the lines spoken by ...
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Fairy Tale Generator

For the next assignment in Reading and Writing Electronic Text, I created a fairy tale generator. The generator is based on tutorials from tracery and natural language processing. Fairy tales share common themes, such as religion, justice, humility, and cleverness. I sought to explore how generative text may shift the ...
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Assignment Two

For my second assignment in Reading and Writing Electronic Text, I repurposed my poem Local News and American Democracy. When I studied poetry, I specialized in imitations. My piece is originally based on By Chance the Cycladic People by Anne Carson. The assignment of numeric values without order is a ...
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Assignment One

For my first assignment, I plugged one of my old poems inside a poem generator. I analyzed how the meaning of my poem may differ with each run, but also remain the same. Link to my notebook: Nick_Grant_First_AssignmentDownload I wrote a poem "The In Between." The observant and energetic piece ...
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