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Part I: The Largest Vocabulary in Hip Hop (contains adult language):For the first part of this assignment, you are to explore how to visualize the results from an analysis that used primarily textual data. You will read and critically engage with a data journalism project. Answer the questions concisely (no more than 1 sentence per point, less is fine).Navigate to The Pudding’s piece “The Largest Vocabulary in Hip Hop”: (3 pt) Choose 10 of the artists visualized on the page linked above. You can choose your favorite artists or pick randomly along the spectrum. Then, in Google Sheets, make two columns of data: in the first column, record each of your 10 artists’ number of unique words used (from above website). In the second column, find (from Google and/or Wikipedia) the year of each artists’ first studio album release (e.g., 1995). REPLACE THIS TEXT WITH A COPY OF YOUR TABLE FROM GOOGLE SHEETS.Create a scatterplot of the number of unique words against the year of their album release (highlight the data, insert chart, select scatter chart.). Paste your table in your submission and attach the resulting plot.REPLACE THIS TEXT WITH A YOUR SCATTERPLOT. Is the plot of points slanted up, down, or flat? What does this tell us about the number of unique words used vs. the year of each artists’ first studio album release?REPLACE THIS TEXT WITH THE INTERPRETATION OF YOUR SCATTERPLOT.b. (2 pt) Repeat the above but plot their number ofunique words against the age at which they first released their album. Paste your new table and graph, and then describe your results.REPLACE THIS TEXT WITH A COPY OF YOUR TABLE FROM GOOGLE SHEETS, YOUR SCATTERPLOT AND YOUR INTERPRETATION.c. (1 pt) How do hip hop lyrics compare to rock and country lyrics?REPLACE THIS TEXT WITH YOUR ANSWER.d. (1 pt) When it comes to unique words, what do the data suggest happened between 2000s and 2010s?REPLACE THIS TEXT WITH YOUR ANSWER.e. (1 pt) Suggest 3 additional variables that the author could have extracted and analyzed from the lyrics data, other than # of unique words used.REPLACE THIS TEXT WITH YOUR ANSWER.f. (2 pts) What is “token analysis” and how might it bias, i.e. interfere with our interpretation, of comparing hip-hop artists’ vocabularies to that of Shakespeare and Melville? (We may not have covered token analysis in lecture yet, so you will likely have to do some reading on your own.)REPLACE THIS TEXT WITH YOUR ANSWER.Part II: Your VisualizationThe goal of this part of the assignment is to collect data about something in your daily life or something that you’re interested in and effectively visualize that information. You need at least 10 data points (but can have more). For example, if you collect data about something you do once a day, and you only have 5 days left to complete this assignment, you’ll need to collect data from at least 2 people to get 10 data points. You are free to collect data on any classroom-appropriate topic, but we encourage you to be creative. You could plot the time you brush your teeth every day (kinda boring.) or you could track all the compliments you overhear others giving over the course of the week (more interesting!). If you need some inspiration, consider the topics visualized in the Dear Data project. Your visualization will likely not look like a Dear Data visualization, but it will likely help inspire you on the type of data you may want to collect. Data (2 pts): Include a table with the data you’ve collected here or a link to the data in Google Sheets. (If you include a link to Google Sheets because your data are too large to be pasted here, be sure the link is viewable by others.) Be sure that these data are stored in a tidy data format and follow the best practices for information stored in tables/spreadsheets. REPLACE THIS TEXT WITH YOUR TABLE OR A LINK TO THE DATA IN GOOGLE SHEETS.Data Visualization (5 pts): Generate an effective visualization of the data you collected. What you use to create this visualization is up to you. You could draw it on a piece of paper, create it on a drawing app, generate it in Excel/Google Sheets, or use a programming language (R, Python, JavaScript, etc.) to generate the visualization – it’s totally up to you. This visualization should be appropriate given the type of data you’ve collected and the message you want to convey. It should follow the best practices for visualization discussed in lecture.REPLACE THIS TEXT WITH YOUR VISUALIZATION.Visualization Interpretation (1 pt): Explain in a few sentences what you want the viewer to take away from your visualization.REPLACE THIS TEXT WITH YOUR INTERPRETATION.Design Explanation (2 pts):Explain in a few sentences why you made the design choices you did. Why were you interested in visualizing these data? Why that type of plot? Why those colors? How did you decide on your title? REPLACE THIS TEXT WITH YOUR DESIGN CHOICES EXPLANATION.

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