History Main / UnconventionalFormatting

21st Dec '16 2:05:28 PM KneadToKnow
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* Another "black page" one, similar to the use in TristramShandy above, is Creator/JamesDickey's use of a black page in the middle of his poem ''Apollo'' to represent the astronauts' passing behind the moon and the consequent communications blackout until they returned.

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* Another "black page" one, similar to the use in TristramShandy ''Literature/TristramShandy'' above, is Creator/JamesDickey's James Dickey's use of a black page in the middle of his poem ''Apollo'' to represent the astronauts' passing behind the moon and the consequent communications blackout until they returned.
21st Dec '16 2:04:23 PM KneadToKnow
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* Another "black page" one, similar to the use in TristramShandy above, is James Dickey's use a black page in the middle of his poem ''Apollo'' to represent the astronauts' passing behind the moon and the consequent communications blackout until they returned.

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* Another "black page" one, similar to the use in TristramShandy above, is James Dickey's Creator/JamesDickey's use of a black page in the middle of his poem ''Apollo'' to represent the astronauts' passing behind the moon and the consequent communications blackout until they returned.
21st Dec '16 2:03:42 PM KneadToKnow
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* ''Literature/TristramShandy'' is probably the UrExample, including several unusual lines drawn to illustrate the "narrative line" of each volume and a completely black page after describing Parson Yorick's death..

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* ''Literature/TristramShandy'' is probably the UrExample, including several unusual lines drawn to illustrate the "narrative line" of each volume and a completely black page after describing Parson Yorick's death..death.


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* Another "black page" one, similar to the use in TristramShandy above, is James Dickey's use a black page in the middle of his poem ''Apollo'' to represent the astronauts' passing behind the moon and the consequent communications blackout until they returned.
8th Oct '16 7:52:05 PM Berrenta
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* Website/TimeCube changes the font, font size, usage of italics, etc. every single segment of the page. It also uses red and/or blue colored text fairly regularly, with occasionally other colors - the effect is dizzying.
11th Aug '16 5:55:04 PM RaisenRhaasen
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* In the [[Literature/RedDwarf ''Red Dwarf'' novel]] ''Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers'', a lengthy elevator ride down through the spaceship ''Red Dwarf'''s cargo levels is conveyed by repeating the word "down" almost every other line, until finally it appears written with each letter on a separate line:

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* In the [[Literature/RedDwarf ''Red Dwarf'' novel]] ''[[Literature/RedDwarf Red Dwarf]]'' novel ''Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers'', a lengthy elevator ride down through the spaceship ''Red Dwarf'''s cargo levels is conveyed by repeating the word "down" almost every other line, until finally it appears written with each letter on a separate line:
25th Oct '15 10:26:03 PM crashkey
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** ''Literature/TheFamiliar'' is a projected 27-volume series. The first volume, ''One Rainy Day in May'', has been released at 880 pages. It would be absolutely ridiculous coming from this author for all those pages to just be text played straight, not to mention how long it would take to write that much content, so it's pretty much expected by all of Danielewski's fans that he's going to be playing with the text in various ways throughout the extremely long piece.

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** ''Literature/TheFamiliar'' is a projected 27-volume series. The first volume, ''One Rainy Day in May'', has been released at 880 pages. It would be absolutely ridiculous coming from this author for all those pages to just be text played straight, not to mention how long it would take to write that much content, so it's pretty much expected by all of Danielewski's fans that he's going to be playing with uses different fonts and layouts depending on the text in various ways throughout character who is the extremely long piece.focus of the chapter - and there's plenty of unusual occurrences too, like words falling like raindrops or making up the shape of a clock.
21st Oct '15 12:52:25 PM Folamh3
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* A poem where this trope is justified would be "Die Trichter" (The Funnels) by Christian Morgenstern. The words are arranged in the shape of a funnel. (Surely the most widely known example, at least in Germany, but not the only one.)

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* A poem where this trope is justified would be "Die Trichter" (The Funnels) by Christian Morgenstern. The Morgenstern, in which the words are arranged in the shape of a funnel. (Surely the most widely known example, at least in Germany, but not the only one.)
21st Oct '15 12:02:06 PM shokoshu
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* A poem where this trope is justified would be "Die Trichter" (The Funnels) by Christian Morgenstern. The words are arranged in the shape of a funnel. (Surely the most widely known example, at least in Germany, but not the only one.)
19th Sep '15 4:06:25 PM nombretomado
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* An original early ''ElfQuest'' comic had a hand-lettered foreword on the inside front cover in the shape of a wolf's head.

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* An original early ''ElfQuest'' ''ComicBook/ElfQuest'' comic had a hand-lettered foreword on the inside front cover in the shape of a wolf's head.
9th Sep '15 3:28:42 AM Roach
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* ''WebOriginal/LightsInTheDarkness'' - a story [[http://www.guildcompanion.com/scrolls/2002/feb/lights.html published]] in he Guild COmpanion, uses three different fonts of the same typeface to give a conversastion of three people. Italic is a small child, the normal typeface is the granny and late in the story, the grandfather is depicted with bold letters.

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* ''WebOriginal/LightsInTheDarkness'' - a story [[http://www.guildcompanion.com/scrolls/2002/feb/lights.html published]] in he the Guild COmpanion, Companion, uses three different fonts of the same typeface to give a conversastion conversation of three people. Italic is a small child, the normal typeface is the granny and late in the story, the grandfather is depicted with bold letters.
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