Walter j ong walter jackson ong sj november 30 1912 august 12 2003 was an american jesuit priest professor of english literature cultural and religious historian and philosopher his major interest was in exploring how the transition from orality to literacy influenced culture and changed human consciousness. Literacy and orality by jason barney latin teacher in our previous post literacy and society we began to argue that we should think of literacy more as a continuum admitting of perpetual improvement than simply a skill to be mastered in the early years of school. Orality and literacy the technologizing of the word by walter j ong literacy transforms consciousness producing patterns of thought which to literates seem perfectly commonplace and natural but which are possible only when the mind has devised and internalized the technology of writing petty for a big picture book which . Introduction defining orality and literacy is no easy task generally literacy is understood as the ability to read and write while orality describes the primary verbal medium employed by cultures with little or no exposure to writing
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