The Impact of Songs, Movies and Plays on Adults Communication Humorously in Social Media: A Case Study of Jordanian Facebook Users

Sukayna Ali, Bushra Abu-Faraj

Abstract


The paper reports the use of humor by Jordanian Facebook users. Data was collected from different Facebook pages especially the pages that concerns with the issues of students at the universities and the pages of young people. Two types of humorous posts are used either by using the exact words of Arabic songs and comic plays or by using parody and changing some words to suit the situation or people described. It is evident that the facial expressions of comic characters are used to prove laughter.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/ijl.v10i4.13578

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