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n-plus-7

n-plus-7

NPM

a tiny oulipian node module

"Replace every noun in a text with the seventh noun after it in a dictionary. ... Results will vary depending upon the dictionary used. This technique can also be performed on other lexical classes, such as verbs."

INSTALL

npm install n-plus-7

API

function nPlus7(text, dict=[arrayOfNouns], n=7)

  • text: string to transform
  • dict: an array of sorted lowercase words to substitute against. defaults to built in array of ~1000 nouns
  • n: optional negative or positive number, defaults to 7

will preserve Capitalization, ALL-CAPSITIZATION, and trailing punctuation...

EXAMPLE

    var nPlus7 = require('n-plus-7')
 
    // get word lists from the corpora project!
    var corpora = require('corpora-project')
    var dictionary = corpora.getFile('words', 'nouns')
 
    // get some noun words from wordo!
    var wordo = require('wordo')
    var dictionary = wordo.nouns.other
 
    // provide yr own words! Will take any array of strings!
    var dictionary = ['ackbar', 'banana', 'calamity', 'determined', 'ennui']
 
    // or don't provide a dictionary at all! we got u covered!
 
    var transformed = nPlus7('What a day to be living as a noble hippotamus!', dictionary)
    console.log(transformed)
    => 'What a elephant to be living as a noble jocularity!' // output depends on yr dictionary, obvz

CLI

install globally npm install n-plus-7 -g


nPlus7 -help

an oulipian text transformer
 
Options:
  -d, --dict  path to a txt file containing a newline separated dictionary
  -n, --enn   offset with which to perform the n-plus maneuver
  -f, --file  path to file containing text to transform
  -h, --help  Show help                                                [boolean]
 
Examples:
  nPlus7 -d nouns.txt -f kanye_lyrics.txt
  nPlus7 -f jokes.txt -n 5
  nPlus7 water fowl are my favorite treat
  echo demonstration | nPlus7