Category Archives: Remediation

Buddy Wakefield’s Gentleman Practice: Page Poetry vs. Stage Poetry

Caragana Ennis Gentleman Practice is a book of poetry by spoken word poet Buddy Wakefield. Spoken word is a form of poetry that is meant to be performed instead of read, although some artists also publish written forms of their … Continue reading

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Books Are Overrated – Movies Deserve More Credit

Karter Craig It is no secret that avid readers often believe that the books are always better than their movie adaptations. With our society becoming highly digitized, movies are becoming the better option. While I am still torn between which … Continue reading

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Altered Symbolism in Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games

Sydney Gobeil When Suzanne Collins wrote The Hunger Games, she created a story focused on the extreme measures that a political system will go to eradicate any idea of rebellion, and maintain control of its citizens. As the novel continues, … Continue reading

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Remediating a Sci-fi Canon: Herbert’s Dune, Lynch’s Failure, and the Full Cast Audiobook

Patrick Brannen Frank Herbert’s Dune is an early pinnacle in the genre of science fiction. It is a work as involved and layered as The Lord of the Rings in its depth of supporting information ­– it has several appendices, … Continue reading

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Print vs. Film: Remediating a text

Alyssa Curry “George, how long’s it gonna be till we get that little place an’ live on the fatta the lan’ – an’ rabbits?” (Steinbeck 62). If you are currently reading this blog post and you recognize the source of … Continue reading

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar is for Everyone

Jessica Walker The Very Hungry Caterpillar is no exception to the effects of remediation. Once the original book gained popularity, it became vulnerable to other publishers. The change from a cardboard paged children’s book, to an untouchable visual representation of … Continue reading

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