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Speech Genres

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Shchurina Y. V. Internet memes in the structure of comic speech genres. Speech Genres, 2014, no. 1(9), pp. 147-153. DOI: 10.18500/2311-0740-2014-1-2-9-10-147-153

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Internet memes in the structure of comic speech genres

Shchurina Yulia Vasilyevna, Transbaikal State University

The article describes the Internet memes that are widely used in the Internet sphere as a part of the comic speech genres. Internet memes are considered a specific type of precedent phenomena. The possibilities of achieving comic effect and identifying the speech genres that incorporate Internet memes are defined as a coincidence of elements of the cultural background of communicants and common presuppositions.

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