Thursday, November 13, 2014

Blog 5-How Memes Frame Religion

This week you are asked to reflect on the success strategies share in chapter 6 regarding what features and traits memes able to be reproduced, spread and easily repackaged.  On page 95 Shifman provides and overview of what those key features are. Select and discuss 2 or 3 of these traits and how they frame ideas about religion in your memes.

Also Consider the different genre's of memes Shifman outlines in Chapter 7. To what extent does your meme collection correspond to one of these genres.  If you were to identify a new genre of specifically religious memes what would it be. Share this new genre name and definition and how this communicate certain beliefs or assumptions about religion.

No comments: