hypterxt lib.pngNoah Eisen and Robert Rose find that literature can be analyzed in a hypertextual manner by studying meaning embedded in reoccurring words and phrases in a novel. The Hypertext Library includes many classic books such as Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations, George Orwell’s 1984, Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, and even Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.The pair encourages readers to treat every work as its own link and to “click it to see where it leads.”

I choose to search how often the word “rain” and “snow” occurred in Frankenstein. Each word resulted in 15 matches in the text. “Weather” occurred 9 times. “Clouds” occurred 13 times. There’s so much more and I got a little carried away, but it does reveal interesting ideas presented in the novel.

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