M U L T I V O C A L
"Most current hypertexts appear to the reader as a single entity, a
work that speaks with a single voice and presents a single viewpoint.
Large and challenging hypertexts, whether technical, scholarly, or
fictional, might benefit by introducing a dramatic multiplicity of voices
and perspectives that engage the reader and each other. Characters are
merely names or pictures; to be credible and coherent, each character must
be independent, persistent, and intentional"
Hypertexts With Characters, Mark Bernstein).
With hypertext and its accompanying stress on multivocality, it is only
natural to have the masculine and the feminine juxtaposed, and even