[Jandek] a lyric analyzation idea

Mister Born (to you) scott.born at gmail.com
Wed Nov 15 14:03:04 PST 2006

One of these types is a fabulous program called "Word Stat" by Normand
Peladeau at Provalis Research.  He also has other analysis tools.
Google it.


On 11/15/06, stacey graham <staceygraham at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm at work so I can't really search around too much for it, but somewhere I
> remember seeing an online word counter, where you just fed in chunks of
> writing and it gave statistics on what words were used the most times.  For
> the life of me I cannot remember the name of it, but I saw it on some blog
> where they were running chunks of other blogs through it to get at the
> subconscious themes.  If this program could be found it would be interesting
> to perform this analysis on huge chunks of Jandek lyrics, just cut and paste
> them in and look at his lyrics in a little different way.
> It seems like psychologically this could reallt help find hidden patterns,
> especially in large bodies of work like Jandek has, where it's literally
> impossible to quantify this sort of thing without turning it into an
> algorhythm.
> --
> Stacey Graham
> Minneapolis  MN  USA
> http://heliocentricworlds.blogspot.com
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