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Literary devices.

“E-mail alone has some while ago turned us all into cyborgs in ways that are increasingly difficult to feel and name, now that the medium has completely assimilated us.” From Blogistan, a link to this amazing short story by Richard Powers about what might happen if someone used artificial intelligence and the Internet to create a storytelling machine. I didn’t know about Powers until I read this piece, and I was floored. It’s cool. Read it now; the thing will be yanked from the Salon site after two weeks.


  1. Janette Sanchez

    3/26/2003 at 7:59 am

    Can you tell me the literal meaning of Four Fat Donkeys Sat In The Cold Public Square.

  2. The literary device is an alliteration.

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