Probability Designs
  • Release Date : 16 January 2020
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Categories : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 240 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780190050955
  • ISBN 10 : 0190050950
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Synopsis : Probability Designs written by Karin Kukkonen, published by Oxford University Press, USA which was released on 16 January 2020. Download Probability Designs Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. "Probability Designs develops a comprehensive account of the predictions and probabilities at play in literature, in particular novels. Novels, it is argued, provide readers with a designed sensory flow in their plots, style, and relation to other texts. The model traces, based on research in predictive processing, how this designed sensory flow revises readers' expectations and leads them to engage in exploratory thinking. The model is then embedded in a co-evolutionary account of how language, writing, and fictionality enable literary designer environments in which thought can be extended beyond the everyday. Literary form, as traced in probability designs, performs particular cognitive work in these designer environments"--