Implementation Of Ukrainian-Speaking Memes In Cyberspace

M.V. Zabotnova, O.V. Bohdanova
2018 Zenodo  
The article is devoted to the analysis of memes, as a key aspect of interaction in chatrooms. The author highlights the communicative specificity of memes in cyberspace. The article is based on the interaction among Internet users in modern social networks, on the sample of the widespread memes. The work examines the definite units of memes, such as: pictures, videos, inspirational posters and demotivational posters. The author puts a stress on the actuality of a work due to the speed and
more » ... rolled development of social networks communication, which are endless source and area of memes, and its narrow exploring especially in the process of the Ukrainian interaction. The article's goals are to set the main principles of the Ukrainian-speaking memes' forming and to describe key features of their implementation which will serve as a basic for future researches. It highlights the specificity of the Ukrainian-speaking memes' usage and underlines the importance of its being analyzed due to the growing interest in the lexical, grammatical, phonetical, semantical and other aspects of the Internet interaction. The author shows up the main principles of memes forming and examines this phenomenon observing the examples from two languages – English and Ukrainian. Moreover, the article presents issues which are turned to the comparison of the memes forming and the influence the English language has on the Ukrainian one.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1203321 fatcat:cvq3ku4aajht5bmjspeta7c6dy