Jack Rivers

Semester of Creation


Submission Type


Professor Name

Dr. Brandi Bradley

Course Number


Course Title

Composition I

Description of Work

Warhammer 40k, or sometimes referred to as 40k, is an expansive universe filled with characters, novels, video games, artwork, and more. The main themes of Warhammer 40k are all about the grim darkness of the far future: unending war, cosmic horror, tyrannical governments, constant death, destruction, and so on. As such, these themes are epitomized in the compositions of Warhammer 40k: An Intro to the Dark Millennium for its atmospheric tone, “I AM” - A SERVATOR’S TALE for its relatable themes, and BATTLEBARGE for its vivid imagery.

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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