The man who looked deeper into our transition from Orality to Literacy
Spoken word & rap culture might be important indicators, or contributors ( which came first? ). Oral rhythm, mnemonics, formulas and even what Ong called "Verbomotor lifestyles" ( the marriage of language and body movements ) all are further characteristics of Oral society.
Nick, how do you see Amanda Gorman's role in explaining/expanding your Orality Theory?