Ricoeur's Hermeneutic Arc and the Internet: The Changing Narrative Landscape by Hercules Bantas
Series: The Connected World, Book 2.
Approx. 4,840 words.
Published on August 29, 2010.
The rise of interactive online games has challenged traditional notions of storytelling, where author tells and audience listens. This ebook uses Ricoeur's concept of a 'hermeneutic arc' to demonstrate how narratives in online games such as World of Warcraft differ from those presented through traditional media such as print and film.