Unit 2 essay assignment

Unit 2 essay assignment - WRT205 The Politics of Music Unit...

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WRT205: The Politics of Music Unit 2 Essay Assignment Your Task: For this paper, you will offer a 9-12 page researched analysis of the political content and context of the music of your choice. You may choose to base your paper on a song, on a band, on an album, or on a genre (although if you choose to talk about genre, you should plan to ground your analysis in specific songs). Ultimately, your goal will be to show your audience how your music is read and consumed (by critics, by audiences, by the music industry) and to put forth (that is, argue for) your opinion regarding that reading and consumption. Regardless of whether you choose to focus on a song/band/album/genre, your paper must include the following elements: Close reading of at least one song, paying attention to both the lyrics and the music and attempting to show how these elements work together. Rhetorical analysis of the song, band, or album. Analysis of the relationship of your song/band/album/genre to contemporary scholarly
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