Applegarth, Risa

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Rewriting rhetorical perfection: claiming agency and enacting embodiment within ballet’s culture of perfection 2015 895 This project argues that the rhetoric of perfection is a form of authoritative discourse that has its roots not only in the formation of ballet, but also the formation of culture as a whole where its hold extends particularly to women. Ballet’s rheto...
Grabbing him by the tweets: presidential parody as political activism 2018 127 It has never been easier for presidents to communicate directly with voters. Social media allows world leaders to post messages to their followers anytime, anywhere, without going through the traditional channels of speechwriters or public relations ...
How the “Cop Killer” disappeared: how genre deviation influences uptake in censorship AND Seeing through Panopticon: Lunn’s nature alternative to black metal’s social nihilism 2018 72 By analyzing the song “Cop Killer” by Ice-T’s heavy metal band Body Count, I explain how genre deviation influences uptake and can leads to less desirable forms of uptake, specifically censorship. AND By exposing panoptic terministic screens, Austin ...