Authors

Azaleah Hill

Semester of Creation

2-1-2024

Submission Type

Article

Professor Name

Dr. Brandi Bradley

Course Number

ENGL1101

Course Title

Composition I

Description of Work

Storytelling takes many forms, from digital to traditional print, and even television screens no matter the genre. Still, the appeal of fantasy and romance has always been a factor in captivating audiences. Like I Am the Villain, where fate and desires, collide, or From Ash and Blood, where worlds are turned upside down, and love battles death, or Once Upon a Time, where our lovely fairytale idols go through bloody battles and hardships. All these fall under the genre of Royal Romance Fantasy and each of them offers a different experience that invokes a range of emotions. These stories not only stir emotions but also challenge the stereotypes of traditional fairy tales.

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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