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Resolved: Film is superior to literature.

Posted to Utterances




the written novel or poems or play is a thing of the past, reaching its peak in the nineteenth century and early 20th, but has been eclipsed by the more expressive and popular and visceral medium of film -- motion pictures and sound, flashing lights, drama, narrative, sex, violence enacted on the screen, noise, music, dialogue, voices, anything words can do images can do better, anything put to a page can be intensified on film.

we're living in the past, focusing on strictly verbal texts. multimedia's where it's at.



Resolved: Film is superior to literature.

Posted to Utterances




the written novel or poems or play is a thing of the past, reaching its peak in the nineteenth century and early 20th, but has been eclipsed by the more expressive and popular and visceral medium of film -- motion pictures and sound, flashing lights, drama, narrative, sex, violence enacted on the screen, noise, music, dialogue, voices, anything words can do images can do better, anything put to a page can be intensified on film.

we're living in the past, focusing on strictly verbal texts. multimedia's where it's at.