For an in-class activity on October 1, we worked in pairs to create memes that define and bring awareness to event-based issues and everyday issues (as per Nicotra’s “Chapter 6: The Invitation to Rhetoric” in Becoming Rhetorical). Memes are particularly relevant for this Image as Argument unit because they are highly circulated visual rhetoric.
The challenge of this in-class assignment was to balance the constraints of the conventions of a particular meme while trying to identify an event-based or everyday issue. Below are the memes with summaries of the rhetorical issues addressed and an explanation of meme used to address the issue.
To create your own memes, consider using one of these meme generators:
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