The Cape

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The Cape is a short work that engages the history of visual print-based authority by combining impersonal, government-created images with a purportedly personal story. Carpenter animates decades-old black-and-white photographs, illustrations, and maps, adding to these a few laconic caption-sized texts to extend an exploration of "place" that digital space evokes.(Source: Electronic Literature Collection, Vol. 1)

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What a boring story this is. I never learned to whistle. I wish I'd asked my uncle to teach me how to spit instead.

The Cape, as Cape Cod is often called, is, as you may know, a narrow spit of land.

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J. R. Carpenter