Monthly Archives: October 2010

Though This Be Madness, Yet There Is Method In’t

To introduce this post, I would like to mention the inspiration for creating this experiment which is fairly dichotomous from what I have previously done.  Prof. Eric Raimy spoke with me about my work on this blog and, while remaining supportive of what I was doing, challenged me to look at my methods anew.  His argument against the ultimate realization of what I was doing was that it didn’t seem logical or realistic that I could get similar or the same results, even after eliminating a character or two from the play.  For what is it that we perceive as “Shakespeare” if the lines of a leading character are but a trifle?  Prof. Raimy told me that I needed to try the opposite of my subtraction experiments; that is, a multiplication experiment. Continue reading



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