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.
Andrew Stern contrasts the “drama” of Façade against cognitive realism.
Ken Perlin finds hypertext templates useful as they are used, not in tool form.
The parallels (and oppositions) between hypertext and AI are brought out in section five.
Dave Ciccoricco returns to Michael Joyce’s 1997 novel so as to avoid bringing hypertext criticism to a premature closure.