1 Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Kyiv, Ukraine)
Received: February 5, 2019 / Accepted: March 13, 2019 / Published: April 29, 2019
Postmodern synthesis of political comic and administration of horror testifies to a new level of cultural de-differentiation, and is a symbol of the end of the social. The horror of the total chaos of personified corruption highlights the ironic evidence of their political scheme and the comic populism of their representations. Unlike the comic of Antiquity, where theatrical satire was a way of social criticism of political leaders, and, consequently, a way of increasing meaning, the comic populism of post-modernity is a way of concealing the disappearance of meaning. Although both historical versions of the interaction of political and comic work in the logic of the sign.
The analysis of Ukrainian situation has its own specific of the synthesis of political comic and administration of horror.
Keywords: comic, politics, differentiation, signification mod, cultural practice, Ukraine, Ancient Greek comedy
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