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ERIC Number: EJ885659
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 0
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1521-2300
Diogenes, Dogfaced Soldiers, and Deployment Music Videos
Carter, Geoffrey; Williamson, Bill
Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, v14 n3 Sum 2010
This webtext explores the cynical/kynical humor of soldier videos, suggesting that amateur videos paradoxically both undercut authority and honor effective leaders, both make light of and also publicly reveal deployment hardships, both distance the performers from military groupthink and celebrate unit camaraderie.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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