Semester of Creation

2-1-2024

Submission Type

Article

Professor Name

Dr. Brandi Bradley

Course Number

ENGL1101

Course Title

Composition I

Description of Work

Cyberpunk is a science fiction sub-genre focusing on dystopian futuristic settings focusing on high-tech and the negatives of technological advancement. The focus or literary analysis is the effects of rapid technological expansion and human response to this rapid expansion. Some everyday things seen in this genre are rebellion, the convergence of man and machine, and anti-authority.

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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