Genre: before reading this chapter discussing the element of genre I believed that the word only defined the genres of book. For example:
The list continues, but after reading Writer/Designer genre can be created very easily. It can be various styles of music, prezi presentations, and illustrated comics. A genre can be created very easily.
Writer/Designer describes a method of Researching Your Project Idea
Writing for an Audience, from Language: A Reader for Writers, and Writer/Designer overlap on the element of audience. Writer/Designer: Chapter Two touches on the element of audience by deconstructing the individuals elements of rhetorical analysis, but it also comes audience from the perspective of design. Writing for an Audience approaches the topic of audience as a gap that must be closed, or bridged, between the author and the reader. They both have overlapping themes, yet they give an approach for audience from different vantage points.
Writer / Designer (Chapter Two): Audience
- Audience is the intended readership for your text.
- There are Primary and Secondary audiences:
- Primary: intended audience
- Secondary: outside of the intended audience
- Consider the values and opinions of both the primary and secondary audiences.