Semester of Creation


Submission Type


Professor Name

Dr. Brandi Bradley

Course Number


Course Title

Composition I

Description of Work

The genre of teen romance has gained immense popularity among teens and young adults due to its gradual build-up of romance, spontaneity, while capturing how confusing young love can be. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, “Lover”, by Taylor Swift, and The Cute Homecoming Proposals Pinterest post by Shelly Martini are all great examples of this genre.

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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