Abstract for “Meme Genres”

The excerpt is quite focused on memes. After defining both memes, as something that can be done every day as a form of expression, and meme genres, as things that defined as memes with a similar structure. Photo fads, flash mob, lipsynch, misheard lyrics, recut trailers, lolcatz, stock character macros and rage comics are all examples of different meme genres that are explore throughout the excerpt. It also explores the role that these memes and genres play within our culture.


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