In this assignment, you will refine that thesis even further and develop your argument. You are required to incorporate your instructorâ€™s feedback in your Final Paper and to take peer feedback into consideration.
In your paper,
- Create a detailed introduction that contains a thesis that offers a debatable claim based on one of the prompts on the list.
- Apply critical thought by analyzing the primary source you selected from the approved List of Literary Works. Avoid summary and personal reflection.
- Develop body paragraphs that contain clear topic sentences and examples that support the argument.
- Write a conclusion that reaffirms the thesis statement and includes a summary of the key ideas in essay.
- Apply your knowledge of literary elements and other concepts in your response to the prompt. Reference the list of literary elements found in Week Two of the course and discussion forums.
- Incorporate research from the primary and secondary sources.
I will send you my rough draft of the paper, so you could add to it and such.
Requirements for this essay:
The Literary Analysis
- Must be four to five double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
- Must include a separate title page with the following:
- Title of paper
- Student’s name
- Course name and number
- Paper prompt #
- Instructor’s name
- Date submitted
- Must use one or two primary sources and two secondary scholarly sources in addition to the course text.
- The Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment.
- Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
- Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
- Eight Steps to Writing a Literary Analysis provides information regarding how to effectively begin working on this project.
- You may use the sample Literary Analysis as a reference, but do not re-use any information within this sample assignment.
- List of Writing Prompts
- List of Literary Works
- List of Literary Elements
- Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources table
Resources for Writing Your Paper
- Format your essay according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center
- Separate Title Page: Must include a separate title page that lists the following: an original title, your name, date of submission, and the professorâ€™s name.
- Double space: Double space the essay with one inch margins on the right and left and top and bottom.
- Separate References Page: At the end of your paper, include a separate references page that lists all sources utilized for and cited within your analysis.
- Proper Citations: All sources must be properly cited according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center, both within the text of your paper and on the references page.