A Semiotic Approach to the Analysis of Jordanian Cartoons and Memes on COVID-19

Nisreen Al-khawaldeh; Manar Al-Rabadi

Volume 11, Issue 3 , September 2023, , Pages 322-339


  This study examines the impact of COVID-19 on Jordanians’ beliefs, perceptions, and practices. The selected 26 caricatures and memes were analyzed in terms of their denotative, connotative, and semiotic resources and discussed in light of Barthes’ semiotic theory. The analysis reveals that ...  Read More

Realizing Complaining Speech Acts of Covid-19 Survivors with a Gender and Education Perspective

Nur Lailiyah; Djatmika Djatmika; Riyadi Santosa; Sumarlam Sumarlam

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 171-188


  This study aimed to describe the complaining speech act strategy used by Covid-19 survivors from the gender and education perspective. Data were collected using structured interviews with 36 hospitalized survivors of different genders. The results indicated that female patients with undergraduate education ...  Read More