Miles Adrian on themes of print vs. digital, engagement vs. immersion, easy vs. difficult, and affect vs. effect, as they appear in section five of First Person.
Are actors really acting when they’re characters? How about characters - can they really act? Richard Schechner asks twice.
Who says hypertext readers have more brains than gamers? Not Henry Jenkins.
The parallels (and oppositions) between hypertext and AI are brought out in section five.