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Hypertext is a special type of database on which objects like text pictures music and videos could be linked to each other For example while reading a document about space you might click on the phrase Mars and this could display Mars pictures a more specific article about Mars or even videos about the red planet According to httpwwwwebopediacomTERMHhypertexthtml hypertext was invented by Ted Nelson in the 1960s He created this electronic text to give the readers more freedom and to separate from the traditional sequence-writing Hypertext mainly distinguish itself from normal text because of the ability that it posses to link to other data this ability could be very helpful to readers because it could help them to better understand what wants to be transmitted To analyze the difference between Readerly and Writerly text there should be first a definition for them According to httpwwwiathvirginiaeduelabhfl0250html Readerly texts do not locate the reader as a site of the production of meaning but only as the receiver of a fixed pre-determined reading In other words Readerly texts give the reader a predetermined meaning they limit the reader to see the show not to create it On the other hand Writerly text lets the reader participate in the making of the show Writerly text gives the reader the opportunity to create a meaning out of the text not just receive the predetermined meaning Now its obvious that these two types of text are just the opposite one gives the reader the freedom to create a meaning out of the text the other takes that freedom away from the reader The non-linear tradition in literature as it name says does not follow the classic approach on which there is a beginning a climax and then the closure This non-linear tradition gives the reader the freedom to read the text in the way he wants even thought sometimes the author suggest a how to read it
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