Genre Analysis

Questions to answer in my Genre Analysis:
• What genre am I analyzing?
• What characteristics do I think are most important to the significance/identification of this genre?
• What is the overall purpose of this genre? Are there outliers or exceptions?
• Who is the main audience for this genre and why do they want to partake in the genre? What groups get excluded?
• What events/circumstances cause people to create texts in this genre?
• What kind of language is common in this genre? How what is the role of language in the genre?
• What are the physical format/design elements of the genre?
• What sort of content typically gets included/excluded in the genre?
• What are 2-3 examples of texts in this genre?
• What do these patterns reveal about the genre and the people (creators/consumers) that participate in it?

Sample Solution

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