First, answer the following general questions about this area in an academically rigorous way. It isessentialthatyouranswersarewrittenascompletesentences,inastructuredway,andthatyou cite and reference correctly when appropriate.
1. What is meant by soniﬁcation? Give some examples of what this activity might be. [3%] 2. Think about how the concept of soniﬁcation might apply to text. Describe what this might be, and give a few examples of soniﬁcation of text. [10%] 3. How does the concept of song, and of lyrics creation, link with soniﬁcation? [7%]
PartB Thesecondpartofthiscourseworkassignmentinvolvesanin-depthinvestigationoftworesearch papers that are each about a particular aspect of text soniﬁcation. For each of the papers listed below, you are to read them in depth, and present an analytical discussion of the work. This should include a description, discussion and critique of the main ideasofthepaper(eachintheformofanessay,eachamaximumof2,000words–youmaywell ﬁnd that you are able to present the discussion in fewer than 2,000 words, which is absolutely ﬁne, but do make sure you address all the relevant aspects). You may need to read additional material nordertofullyunderstandthepapers,theirrelevanceandan context;thismayalsobe relevant to your critique in Part C.