Key questions

This essay is trying to open questions and provide self-exemplification of those issues. Here are the major issues that are raised while discussing the Sprawling Places book/hypertext project:

Questioning whether the role of the author and that of the reader can ever coincide

Questioning standard accounts of readers' intentions

Pointing out the role of readerly creativity.

Claiming that argumentative and scholarly hypertexts are different from informational and literary hypertexts.

Worrying about the effectiveness of typed links.

Examining the effect of varying numbers of links per page.

Wondering how to make crucial nodes evident.

Pointing out the influence of linear reading and writing on hypertext structure.