Coca-Cola Advertising and Authenticity in Branding
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Coca-Cola Advertising and Authenticity in Branding

Advertising plays a significant role in shaping our desires and constructing our sense of self. According to Lyth (p3), advertising identifies trends, raids culture, and constructs desires. In this essay, we will explore how Coca-Cola advertisements have relied upon the concept of authenticity and commercialism to promote the idea of a depth ontology and authentic…

The performed self – Why I have taken on the persona of the hipster

Have you encountered the idea that there is not really a true “authentic” self, and that we don’t really have a fixed identity?  We perform differently depending on the situations we encounter. The whole idea is a bit of a mind flip, but one that I have decided to throw myself into in the past…