Marijana Mikić is a master’s student of English and American studies at the Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt (Austria). Her current scholarly interest revolves around the cognitive analysis of film and literature. Mikić is very passionate about languages and therefore interested in linguistics, more specifically corpus linguistics. In her free time, she enjoys reading novels and watching TV shows. Mikić’s enduring fascination for the effect fiction can have on real lives has been a key motivator for her to do research in the fields of reader- and spectatorship.