Month: December 2017

Political Gags

Political Gags

The sign maker, Peter Brookes, has created a political gag depicting ‘A Brexit Production’ of La La Land concerning Theresa May and Boris Johnson. Instantly, the reader must activate their schema and the knowledge they have in regard to the film La La Land, and the current Brexit politics. In order for a metaphor to…

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Viral Memes

Viral Memes

Memes have become a dominant part of the modern web atmosphere, and also a new means of communication especially popular between millennials. Within my generation, memes are a accessible platform for forming bonds with people you would not typically associate with. Patrick Davison (2012: 122) defines it as ‘a piece of culture, typically a joke,…

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