Why is everyone so obsessed with AOC? Let's analyze the memes

This sense of familiarity allows people to find themselves and one another in the narratives she creates. In many ways, a lot of theconversation about her has moved away from the concrete day-to-day policies she talks about to what she represents to people. And that translates into collective community building through social sharing and remixing of that same narrative. [...] 'The fan practices we see — like fan art, fanfiction, cosplay — these same practices are about community.'

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