Analysis Essay - Writing 150 Professor Iadonisi Winter 2010 Analysis Essay Assignment Write an essay that analyses either a cultural icon or an

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Writing 150 Professor Iadonisi Winter 2010 Analysis Essay Assignment: Write an essay that analyses either a cultural icon or an advertising campaign that interests you. The Genre: Analysis is one of the most common academic activities. It usually begins with the writer posing a question or setting out to unravel a puzzling text, set of data, etc. To answer the question/solve the puzzle, the writer divides a whole into parts that can be studied both as individual entities and as parts of the whole. How This Genre Functions in the University: Academic writers might analyze Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby , Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique , the process of cold fusion, the Great Depression, subliminal advertising, etc. Required Reading: Berkinow, “Cinderella: Saturday Afternoon at the Movies” (on library e-reserve), GTFYW pp. 98-105, and BW pp. 150-57, 164, 171-89 Paper Guidelines: Option 1 Icon Analysis— A good icon analysis essay ►will demonstrate an understanding of both the concept of what an icon is and what people, places, and things are or could be iconic. ►avoids obvious symbols (like the American flag, Statue of Liberty, etc.).
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