Sample Assignment: English

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Project Type: Meme / Visual Argument

Submitted by: Kassia Waggoner

Class: Introduction to Literature (ENGL 10103)

Time Commitment: Less than a week

Difficulty: Beginner – No prior experience necessary.

Assignment description

Students created memes using a specific motif from Gothic literature and applying it to a character, an author, a text, or a range of texts in order to make an argument about the topic. Students were placed in groups of five and each student contributed to the meme mini series (1 per student). They were graded on the following things: use of a common element, use of a distinctive feature, connection to the motif, and connection to the text(s).

Necessary tools

  • Personal Computer
  • memegenerator.net

Downloadable assignment materials