Aaron Burney

Semester of Creation


Submission Type


Professor Name

Dr. Brandi Bradley

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Course Title

Composition I

Description of Work

With Dystopian futures it has its focus on a more adult audience. With its gritty environments and conflict related to the real world while also having that hint of adventure, adults can find entertainment in the genre. With games such as Fallout for its more historical viewpoint, Half Life for its cover art and Cyberpunk2077 for its Reddit with its unique style.

Description of Assignment

“The Genres of Your Home Rhetorical Analysis”: The purpose of rhetoric is to communicate a message. Students were asked to consider how they navigated in their community: where they went and what messages they absorbed? What genre was most common in their day-to-day moving throughout the world: Signs, Social Media Posts, TikTok Videos, Songs, Texts, Phone Calls, Emails, etc. They were asked to narrow that genre to a more specific category of genre: For example: Not just TikTok videos, but CleanTok videos. They were asked to pick something they encountered daily instead of what they actively sought. The goal was for students to observe something outside of their room or their phone.



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