Our Incessant Appetite

Dictionary.com defines text as “the main body of matter in a manuscript, book, newspaper,etc., as … the original words of an author or speaker, [and] as … the actual wording of anything written or printed” (text, n.d.).

In searching for a visual representation of “text” I stumbled upon a historical documentary entitled, 17 Days: The Story of Newspaper History in the Making. After contemplating the power of text you may agree with the newscasters that “no other medium can take the place of [text] in the hearts and minds of the people” (BugglesClassics, 2011).




BugglesClassics. (2011, Nov. 30). [Video]. 17 Days: The Story of History in the Making (1945). Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBS2E1MGVxQ

Text. (n.d.) In Dictionary.com online. Retrieved from http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/text?s=t


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