Connor Whelan

Semester of Creation


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Professor Name

Dr. Brandi Bradley

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Course Title

Composition I

Description of Work

Advertisements are everywhere. They can be found on every single form of media that is produced today. Some may find them annoying, however they have become an integral part of modern society. They help the community invest in businesses and enable the people to get what they need. While many different things have been advertised over the years, advertisements that were made for supermarkets stand out. These ads will typically target local neighborhoods since that is where most of their business comes from. Their goal is simple: to imprint on a large quantity of people and convince them that they are the best place to shop for the best prices.

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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