Okay, why are we doing this? Playing around with Memes?
From a Writer's Perspective
- It's another type of composing.
- It's another genre.
- It's another modality
- We get some practice being a writer and composer, working with images and using an economy of words.
- We get to see how "texts get their meanings from other texts."
- We get to see how the idea of being an author/writer/composer has expanded in a digital world.
From a Sociological Perspective
- It offers us an opportunity to look at the ways in which media has an influence on the way we interact in a digital age.
- It offers us an opportunity to look at how culture is disseminated in a digital age.