Distant-Reading The Crisis with VT

For our search we chose the word  “War”

Volume 12 # 14:
‘Retribution’ by Ida B. Luckie
August 1916
pg 173-1173

This article had a significant instances of the word war. Yet it was false hope since voyant-tools globs for the word war so words such as ‘Edward’, ‘warrant’, ‘Howard’, ‘forward’, etc. are all found.

War is not mentioned but not super prevalent.
Just doing far reading we could miss that there were inconsistencies. So it is necessary to hunt down the actual word. And even when it is about war, just using a graph to evaluate trends about war loses context about what we’re actually trying to find.

This is a graph of our search for ‘war’

The Crisis

Group members:
-Thomas Shaw
-Nathan Williams
-Shay Taylor
-Bethany Washburn
-Catherine Norton


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