“Argot Ogre, OK!” by Andrew Plotkin

Argot Ogre, OK!” by Andrew Plotkin

This work is the meta remix of “Taroko Gorge.” It generates executable “Taroko Gorge” code that in turn generates small windows inside of which alternative stanza structures for Taroko Gorge and 6 of its preceding remixes: Tokyo Garage, Gorge, Toy Garbage, Yoko Engorged, Takei George, Alone Engaged, and Fred & George. As Plotkin describes in the source code:

Nick’s original poem generates a constant ABBA-C pattern, with some extra B’s thrown in. This page essentially invents a new pattern (for example A-, or BC-BA, or CCC, or so on) for each block. The code for the pattern is on the left, and the generated output is on the right.

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