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PartOne
Writedownthetwogenresyouhavechosen(includetitles,whoorwheretheycome
from,andwhatgenrestheyare),andanswerthequestionsthatfollow:
Genre1:http://www.cnn.com/2014/06/20/world/asia/thailandtraffickingreport/
Genre2:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pluuKaLFKOk
1.Whatisyourtopicofinquiry?
Manypeoplearevictimsofhumantraffickingandwearenotawareof.Itmight
evenbethegirlnexttoyouinclassandyouarenotawareof.Youmaylifeyour
dailylifeandwedonotthinkwhatisgoingaroundus.
2.Whydidyouselectthesetwospecificgenres?
Iselectedthesetwogenresbecauseitisadocumentaryonatruestoryofhuman
trafficking.Itexplainshowhumantraffickingespeciallywomenarebecomesex
slaves.Theydonorealizethedangeritcouldcausethem.Theyusehuman
traffickingasadailyjob.
3.Howdoeseachgenrecommunicateaboutyourtopicofinquiry?
GenrenumberoneisanactualnewsreportfromCNNnewsinThailand.It
explainshowforgingmigrantsareforcedintolaborandprostitution.Italso
explainshowpeoplearebeingabusedtodeathandtheluckyonesareabletoescape.
Genrenumbertwoisadocumentaryonhowprostitutionisanightworktomany
women.Itexplainstheconsequencesofthisdangersjob.
PartTwo
Answereachofthefollowingpromptsforbothgenresasawayoforganizingthecontent
ofyourGenreAnalysisassignment.
AudienceandPurpose
1.Whois/aretheintendedaudience(s)anddiscoursecommunity(ies)?
Humantraffickingismostlytryingtoadvertiseandinformtheaudiencethisisa
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majorissue.Thereisnospecificaudienceitiseveryoneingeneral.Human
traffickingisnotausualtopicyouwouldfindanadvertisementon.Peopleshouldbe
informedofwhatishappingnotjustintherecountrybutworldwide.
2.Whatdoestheaudiencealreadyknowandwhatdotheywanttoknow?
Theaudiencemayknowthedefinitiontohumantrafficking.Theaudiencesneeds
toknowhowthesepeoplearebeingabused,usedasslaves,andnothavinghuman
right.
3.Howmuchtimewilltheaudiencespendwitheachgenre?
Aboutsixortenminutesthemaximum.Onegenreisaviewandtheothergenreis
anactualCNNnewsreport.
4.Whatwasthepurpose(inform,persuade,and/orentertain)?ThepurposeofHuman
TraffickinginThailandistotrytoinformtheaudience.Therearemajorproblems
aroundtheworldwearenotawareof.
5.Howformal/informalisthelanguage?
Languageisbeingusedinaformalway.Itisbeingformalasifyouweretogivean
importantspeech.Formaltonehelpsestablishthewritersrespectfortheaudience.
6.Whatspecializedvocabularyisused?
Formalvocabularyisbeingused.
7.Whatotherlanguagefeaturesdoyounotice(text,type,font,color,visuals,etc)?
Thecoloronthevideowasverydarkanddepressing.Howthewomenarebeing
dressedhowtherefaceshaveasadexpression.Seeinghowtheyhavewomen
handcuff.Treatedwithnohumanrightsjustbecausetheyareusedassexslaves.
RhetoricalIssues:Ethos,Pathos,Logos
1.Howdoesthisgenreestablish(orattempttoestablish)itscredibilitywiththe
audience?
ThegenrewaspublishedbyCNNnewsinThaliana.
2.Whatemotionsisthegenreattemptingtoevokefromitsaudience?
Theemotionstryingtoevoketheaudienceare,thedifficultsituationyouseeyoung
kidsbeingusedassexslavesorhumantrafficking.Seeingtheconditionstheyhave
togothrew.Itissosadtoseehowhumantrackingisviolatingthehumanright.Itis
depressinghoweachpersonpassthrewviolence.

3.Whattypesofevidenceareusedtosupportclaims?Isitvalid/reliable?Ifthereisno
evidence,whatisusedtohelpsupporttheinformationpresented?
TheevidencesusetosupportthisclaimisanactualreportbyCNNnewsin
ThailandexplainasituationthathumantrackingoccursinThailand.

StructureandDelivery

1.Howistheinformationorganizedtocoveyitsmessage?
Itisorganizebytheintroductionemplaningthedefinitionofhumantrafficking.
ThebodyexplainshowHumanTraffickingoccurs,whypeoplebecomepart,howit
happens,whereithappensandwhy.
2.Aretherelimitationsplacedontheinformationbecauseofthegenre?Doesithave
morefreedtoexpresswhatitneedstobecauseofthegenre?
TheevidenceusetosupportthisclaimisbecauseitisanactualreportbyCNNnews
inThailand.
3.Howdoesthestructurefacilitateitspurpose?
Itistryingtostophumantraffickingmakingpeoplerealizeitisadangertoany
community.