Orality and Literacy

Your response should highlight key concepts and quotes from the reading by noting some of the author’s most important points, examples that resonated with you, and questions that the text raised.
Your response should cover the entirety of the book, not just the introduction/first few chapters.

Potential topics for Reading Response include:

1. What is primary orality?
2. The shift from oral culture to written culture
3. Homeric poetry and Milman Parry
4. What are some of the psychodynamics of orality and why are they important?
5. How does writing restructure consciousness?