Graph Visualization Software for Networks of Characters in Plays

Graph Visualization Software for Networks of Characters in Plays

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Author(s): Amelia Carolina Sparavigna, Roberto Marazzato

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DOI: 10.18483/ijSci.414 603 1252 69-79 Volume 3 - Feb 2014


The Stanford Literary Laboratory has recently proposed the study of literature in the framework of network theories. The analysis is based on the fact that plots of plays or novels can be displayed as networks of interacting characters. Following this approach, we apply the Graph Visualization Software to two Shakespeare’s plays to show how it can help in highlighting some features of their plots and display their timelines.


Literary experiments, Networks, Graph Visualization Software


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