An Analysis of English Verbal Humor Based on Language Memes

  •  Xiaoli Bao    


Memetics introduces information replication to the language analysis and discusses the origin, replication, variation and usage of language. Based on memetics this paper will explore English verbal humor. First, the article explains the phenomenon of language memes. Then it discusses the trigger force, manifestation of verbal humor. Finally, it studies the functions of verbal humor.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1925-4768
  • ISSN(Online): 1925-4776
  • Started: 2011
  • Frequency: quarterly

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