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Currents: An E-Journal Realism and a General Economy of the Link
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by Adrian Miles 
InterMedia UiB and RMIT 

Currents in Electronic Literacy Spring 2001 (4), <http://www.cwrl.utexas.edu/ 


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As proof of its intrinsic analogic structure a link, unlike writing, cannot in itself negate, it cannot say "not," in much the same way that an image cannot of itself state a negative. It can only provide connection and in so doing establish homology or dissonance, similarity or contradistinction. This, rather crudely, is what I take to be the import of Stafford's argument in her "Visual Analogy: Consciousness as the Art of Connecting."

Currents: An E-Journal