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Opowiadanie jako element autoprezentacji w mediach społecznościowych
Story as an element of self-presentation in social media

Author(s): Katarzyna Wyrwas
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Summary/Abstract: The article shows that the form of storytelling is used today by social media users mainly to build a positive image. By analyzing the material collected on Facebook, the author discusses the key features of the narrative posts, highlights the specificity of the social media users choosing this genre of speech, and the uniquenessof of the narrative in the context of modern communication trends. The analyzes emphasize the modification of the communication’s functions hierarchy of storytelling while changing the channel of communication. The richness of the vocabulary is discussed as the tools for self-presentation of the narrator.

  • Page Range: 93-104
  • Page Count: 12
  • Publication Year: 2018
  • Language: Polish