ROBIN’S ADOLESCENT IDENTITY EXAMINED THROUGH CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS
This research examines the social identity roles that are typically attributed to the popular Batman sidekick, Robin. This study looks at how each iteration of the character differs within the historical context of the character while also examining the impact social identity has on the character and story within the text. Social identity is how people might see themselves within a group of their peers and their culture (Leary and Tangney, 2012). This identity most often includes a person’s ethnicity, class, sexuality, sex, and gender (2012). All aspects of social identity have significant ...
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