Within this course, students will study and practice the concepts of academic writing, including an introduction to rhetorical principles, the writing process, critical reading, research and technology.
However, we will be approaching these composition milestones through the lens of music. We will be doing this through analyzing youth revolt in terms of music through the hippy movement, the punk movement, the goth movement, and the grunge movement. This will be done through analysis of actual songs, videos, documentaries and texts.
We will be doing this to allow you to better understand how writing, critical thinking and “typical English topics” can be analyzed outside of the traditional English classroom realm.