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This assignment has students research a music video of their choice and present an analysis of the effective rhetorical choices that are made by the director to create an implied argument. It is important to note that this is not necessarily an analysis of the song lyrics, rather it is an anlaysis of the video itself.
To introduce this idea I lead an analysis of J.Cole's music video "Crooked Smile," which is a dramatic recreation of the Aiyana Stanley Jones shooting during a police raid.