Lady Gaga's Song Applause

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Dionne; article, Life as Performances: Dramatism and the Music of Lady Gaga presents that Lady Gaga's song Applause is her pursuit to identify with her fans by guilt-redemption. The author presents guilt as ever-present anxiety, brought about by social standards that motivate communications to behave in certain ways (Dionne, 2015, p. 26). He introduces that “Burke asserted that communications create drama by disrupting, resistor altogether rejecting hierarchies” (Dionne, 2015, p. 26). The reason for presenting these two terms in the paper is because the song “Applause” demonstrates the relationship between communications and hierarchies (Dionne, 2015, p. 26). The song illustrates that Gaga is on top of the hierarchy while her fans are below
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