• Kasira Chantasare ศูนย์ภาษา มหาวิทยาลัยราชภัฏวไลยอลงกรณ์ ในพระบรมราชูปถัมภ์ จังหวัดปทุมธานี
Keywords: Meme, Sarcasm, CDA


The objectives of the study were 1) to study the classes of sarcastic Meme in English and Thai considered the types; 2) to study the references and meanings of sarcastic meme and 3) to compare sarcastic Meme in English and Thai. The purposive sample in this research were Memes with only text or image and Memes with both text and image in English and Thai from Facebook Page Sarcasmlol and MEME Thailand posted on January 2019 to June 2020 which the Item Objective Congruence (IOC) index is equal to 0.7 using Hiai and Shimada’s patterns and critical discourse analysis to study meme’s topic and their meanings.
The results showed that there were 8 classes to show sarcasm in English Memes and 4 classes in Thai Memes. In addition, there were 15 references in English. There were 13 references in Thai. The findings suggested that there might be transmission through internet culture.


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How to Cite
Chantasare, K. (2021). CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS IN MEME AND SARCASM IN ENGLISH AND THAI. Valaya Alongkorn Review, 11(2), 58-76. Retrieved from
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