Thursday, May 01, 2008

Mappings

Writing, a skill I took up seriously about 25 years, ago, never ceases to amaze me, especially when viewing how a very talented artist Stephanie Posavec analyzes great writers from the design perspective.

By clicking on the Literary Organism graphic above, you will see the organizational structure of Chapter One /Jack Kerouac's On the Road. Other mappings depicting Rhythm Textures, Sentence Length and Sentence Drawings show, in fascinating detail, the different approaches writers take in chaining together words to communicate their thoughts to the reader. To see more of her outrageous work, go to Notcot and prepare to be blown away.

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