New-Media Tropes

Just as writing comprises the grammar and syntax of sentences and paragraphs, so New Media is composed of some essential ways of combining images, diagrams, and words as well as of structuring meaning across multiple lexia.

Here is the beginning of a list of examples (click each screenshot to open the original in a new window):

Word and Image Combinations (Deferred Meaning)
word image combination

Interactive Maps (Combining Diagrams, Words, Images)

Child Windows and Loops

Visual Layers

Visual/Verbal Webs

Navigable Textual Space
navigable textual space


Delayed Captions
delayed captions

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