Victory Osahon

Semester of Creation


Submission Type


Professor Name

Dr. Brandi Bradley

Course Number


Course Title

Composition I

Description of Work

Jollof rice. A West African delicacy that often ignites rivalry over whose country makes the better version. A dish spiced to perfection with rice, tomatoes, onions, peppers, and any season of your choice. A bold claim consistently arises that Nigerian jollof rice is the best version and there is a reason why it’s a cherished dish not just in Nigeria or West Africa, but around the world.

Description of Assignment

Abstract for The Geographical Area Unofficial but Should Be Official Argument Geographical areas have things they specialize in or are known for. Students were asked to select something from their hometown (either birth home, current home, or aspirational home) and build an argument establishing that what they selected is the unofficial icon of that hometown. Students used the Toulmin Style for their arguments and based them on their own insights as residents of that geographical area. The purpose of the assignment was to ask students to pay attention to the space that shaped them and understand what makes it special.



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