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    Brony Fandom Fans

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    According to Wikipedia's general definition, a “fandom” refers to a group people whom are fans of a certain form of entertainment (i.e. a book, TV show, movie, etc). These fans are not just causally interested; they don't simply have light conversation or discussion of their favorite show/movie with friends and family, these fandom members are more obsessive than that (Wikipedia). They will obsess over the minor and most smallest details of the plot or of a certain character and want to expand on it by creating their own theories, backstories, and ideas. They will have their own gatherings to discuss these theories and ideas, online and offline, depending on the fandom they will even have specialized conventions where members from all over…

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    brings in their fans and that can in turn lift them to the status of heroism. I feel it is not just the natural ability of the entertainer that elevates them to the status of hero but also their ability to relate to their fans and have a positive impact on their day to day life. I agree with Klapp in his argument that the fans elevate the individual to the hero status after they have acted early in their career. What keeps them in that…

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    Why Were Fandoms Created

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    FANDOM Over the years since television came to the world shows came out after months and years, but over that years some shows got more attention than some others and that started the fandom on mainly shows that ”intrigued them” and that had started the fandom. Now I wonder how were they created and why they were, not just because they just like the show or movie. How were fandoms created and why do people hate them. From what I learned at first, Fandom is a word used to refer to a group…

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    already there 's are negative connotations associated with "fandom" (which consists of taste, class and gender) the actors dressed like stereotype 'nerds ' as in wearing glasses, acting like shy and wearing Star Trek memorabilia e.g . We answered some questions that were given to us in the lectures for instance "what are the production team trying to about fandom" I wrote that it 's was an easy to follow so you could become a fan of the show easily, gatekeeper - so it 's easy for a fan to…

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    Twilight Trap USciology

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    Here we have a young man attending a fan convention for My Little Pony where a number of like-minded individuals openly confronting gender expectations by liking “a show for little girls” and yet he still feels the need to reinforce his “manhood” by finding women to use for sexual purposes. It is as if Luke still fears that his masculinity is in danger of disappearing because he is surrounded in a seemingly feminine space of pastel ponies and open, caring friendships. There is also the…

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    “fanatical” about sports. Going to a sports event, watching sports on tv, participating in a fanclub, and attending sports conventions are among the favorite pastimes of a Super Fanatic. These fans are most likely to enjoy sports like soccer or racing, though they follow every sport, except for football. Super Fanatics follow their favorite teams and players via social networks and most likely to spend money via digital media. Strategy: Largely motivated by pride and tradition, the most…

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    Joseph O’Neill’s, “Netherland,” teaches us about the character of the competitive sport, cricket, and how people specifically behave at the games. O’Neill uses an exciting tone to arouse his audience to be as mentally involved with the sort as the spectators were at the time. The audience of this excerpt is sports fans; O’Neill uses the diction he does to reach out to these audience members and, in turn, they are the ones that are the most intrigued by the excerpt. This also shows that O’Neill’s…

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    Screaming fans and the aroma of popcorn filling the air at the football game. Looking up into the stands, I can see the support from all the student section fans and how proud they are of the team they are supporting. I see a loud, obnoxious yelling fool, he obviously thinks he is the coach. There is also the guy that is sitting down not cheering but patiently watching to see if the team is going to come through or not. Differences surround the football field, and that is what makes up the…

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    Emma Watson Case Study

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    This essay has employed the word ‘fan’ in more than one instance. Yet, what is a fan? It is someone who admires or loves an object of fandom such as a celebrity, a movie, or a sports team, for instance, and has extensive knowledge of that object (Kloet & van Zoonen, 2007, p.323). Moreover, fans feel a deep emotional connection as well as an attachment to their fandom, which leads them to pass a considerate amount of time on it (Kloet & van Zoonen, 2007, p.323). Additionally, fans are likely to…

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    Why Were Fandoms Created

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    like the show or movie. How were fandoms created and why people hate them? From what I learned at first, Fandom is a word used to refer to a group composed of fans characterized by a feeling of empathy and chat with others who share a common interest. Also, I learned that in the fandom there are people that hate it, ridicule, to absolutely hate it because what they see to them it’s just a piece of crap.…

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