In addition to the hypertext incarnation of postmodern subjectivity, we find in Patchwork Girl an effective demonstration of secondary orality.
Ong observes that "the sequential processing and spatializing of the word"--the characteristics of writing and print technology--is found and even reinforced in hypertext, while the group-mindedness and audience spontaneity of oral culture is self-consciously practiced and analytically reflected in new media (133-34).
Therefore, it is important for EFL instructors to consider how to structure a learning atmosphere in which thinking about what occurs during hypertext reading can lead to better learning outcomes (Anderson, 2003).
As revealed by Chun (2001), hypertext readers have the freedom to progress through a text and choose their own order of annotation based on their preference.
While the hyperlink is considered to be crucial to hypertext and its reading, very few studies analyze hyperlinks within individual hypertexts.
As a means of explaining hypertext reading, Foltz, proposes that a "narrative schema" can explain how readers approach hypertexts as a particular type of text.
Frankenstein has become a metaphor for hypermedia and hypertext
. The parts of the monster lend themselves to digital writing as they allude to the nodes of text placed together to create a whole.
When researchers try to understand how instructional design in a hypertext
environment can help different individuals learn effectively, the key point is to know the cognitive style, learning style, attitude or personality of the participants and how different characteristics and different treatments influence their learning.
As a hypertext
, Text 2 had the following characteristics: an introduction, which was located on the first page of the computer screen, and the same ten subtitles as in the linear version, which were now transformed into ten nodes.
The problem of reader disorientation is a concern that commonly emerges in the hypertext
Nevertheless, when we approach dialogue in hypertext
fictions, it is instructive to remember that there is a long history of experimentation with the technique in the print novel, raising important issues to do with the forms and functions of narrative and their ideological implications.
Common to all these approaches is the use of hypertext
in an attempt to present information in its full complexity and to enhance transfer by providing learners with the opportunities of thematic crisscrossing.