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In this example of a remix assignment, Wheeler uses poetry as a means to translate her research inquiry project into a new form for a new audience and purpose. She remixes aspects of her film analysis of Stand By Me with a reimagined focus on her research process. Wheeler considers aspects such as source selection, revision, and incorporating feedback into the final research inquiry paper. Throughout the poem, “Stand By Me” is both the title of the film on which Wheeler is conducting research and also a repeated phrase marking the progress that she makes through various stages in the process of finding, reading, and managing multiple sources in her eventual academic argument.
Stand By Me, research process, film analysis, Rhet Dragons, remix
Communication | Education | Rhetoric and Composition
Wheeler, Gianna, "Stand By Me as My Words Write the Way (2020-2021)" (2020). Remix. 3.