Rihanna will be performing the Super Bowl 2023 in February. The announcement of the singer was received with open arms by the fans. This paper aims to investigate the public's reaction to the announcement on social media.
This article shows how easily consumable trends such as “He’s a 10 but…” contribute to building dating discourse around an unachievable ideal and actively invite the audience to judge the statements made by the women involved in these interviews.
Genshin Impact is a role-play fantasy game that has been recently accused of racist undertones. This paper looks at the fandom's response to determine whether fictional worlds and characters can be misrepresentative.
This article sheds a spotlight on the meme featuring Jesus, which obtained more reactions than another meme insulting the US president, and reveals why it attracted people by applying some concepts of discourse analysis.
In this paper, discourse analysis is done on two TikTok entries to the inverted filter trend that became very popular in April 2021. By showing facial asymmetry as normal, Aubrey Ober gave a twist to the trend and recycled the trend's meaning.
In this paper, the discourse that emerged as a result of Shawn Mendes saying 'it's giving Cher' in his Vogue Met Gala video will be analysed. A look will be taken into why this led to people thinking he must be queer.
This article analyzes the discourse surrounding transracial identities by examining the multimodal and indexical qualities of Oli London's YouTube video 'Being KOREAN...', a fan's 'coming out', and two anti-transracial comments.
Witches are hardly political figures, but their name and likeliness are used in Dutch political discourse, for example in the hashtag #hexit. So, what actually is the discursive function of witches is in Dutch political discourse?