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Constructing a Literary Analysis

When writing about literature, you support your thesis _______. a) by retelling the work's events b) by summarizing its plot c) by debating the work's point of view d) with evidence from the work How might I define 3-5 conventional elements of literature and discuss how each element can help to construct a literary

Helpful Hints for Writers

_______ offer an example of a structural element to help guide your reader and enhance overall meaning. a.Active verbs b.Conjunctions c.Subheadings d.Questions Revising helps writers _______. a.spot grammatical errors b.reveal punctuation problems c.stay true to their purpose d.verify research sour

This is a two part assignment

My topic is YOUTH VIOLENCE Develop and write a one-sentence thesis statement, which identifies your narrowed topic and states your claim (thesis/position). To plan your argument essay for Unit 3, write a detailed sentence outline for the sections of your paper that includes the introduction and body. Each section should s

Critiquing writing samples

What ideas can you provide as to what elements do you look at, and why, when you are critiquing a writing sample?

Need help with constructing Flannery O'Connor essay

O Connor Assignment Instructions: Locate and read a copy of a short story by Flannery O'Connor that isn't in our text (you will probably have to visit a library or book store) and compare it directly to at least one of the stories we read, these being, "A Good Man is Hard to Find", "Good Country People", or "Revelation"(or to

Outline a social agency's goals and objectives.

Regarding social policy and social programs, outline how an agency determines goals and objectives. Instead of listing short topics and phrases like you would in a general outline, have all main points and supporting details written as complete sentences so your thoguhts are clear and thorough.

Effective Internet research tactics

What can be used to identify a skilled internet researcher? What strategies can be used to be a successful researcher or improve internet research?

role of ethics in advertising

My manager's presentation turned out to be very successful and he would like me to put together a research paper to use as an example for your team. He has assigned me to research the following topic: the role ethics plays in the advertising industry. I need to choose different subtopics to address in my essay, as long as it per

Ideas for a compare/contrast essay are embodied.

Pick one of the Hawthorne stories we covered and one of the O'Connor stories and compare/contrast them Hawthorne's stories are: Young Goodman Brown, The Ministers Black Veil, and The Birthmark. O'Connor's stories are: A Good Man is Hard to Find, Good Country People, and Revelation

PLEASE HELP!! I need help with constructing a Compare/Contrast Essay

I am having a hard time putting together an essay that makes sense when trying to compare stories, I have an especially hard time getting my papers to make sense, and especially need help with the outline and getting my thoughts to make sense on paper. Paper Assignment Assignment: Select any two stories from the list belo

Reflective literature help is achieved.

I need some help on these texts: Everyday Use, The Glass Menagerie, and Every Little Hurricane Consider the following questions: Which works stand out the most to you and why? Which works did you relate to on a personal level? Why?

A river runs through it and USFS 1919

Comapare and contrast the 17 year old Norm Maclean of USFS 1919 with the 35 year old Norman Mclean of A river runs through it.What are the similarities and what are the differences in the two versions of Norm.Use quotations from the novellas to support your observation.

Didion's writing is analyzed.

Why is the piece below described as a piece of literature? What does it encourage people to think about? What strategies did the author use to make it effective? "On Going Home" by Joan Didion

Everyday Use

What do you think of the two sisters in "Everyday Use"? Do you think the mother favors one of the daughters? Has justice been done by the end of the story?

Bad Night" by E.W. Hornung

A response paper communicates your intellectual reactions to one or more pieces of writing, literature, articles, books, ideas, or events. Much like the "book report" you may remember from your early years of schooling, the response paper usually provides an overall view of the piece(s) of writing, idea(s), or event(s), and then

How to develop exciting and realistic characters for your story.

Character development is essential to all stories, but perhaps even more important in a short story. In a short story, there is no time to gradually unfold the character through successive events; usually a character in a short story will be immediately placed into a situation where their true nature will be revealed very quickl

To Kill A Mockingbird Notes

As you assess which character moves at a faster rate and why, I personally believe that it is Jem. As you then offer some examples of moving in those aspects, I see him as the embodiment of a flat character who turns round for many reasons. You might also talk in static to dynamic terms. 1) What does it mean "you might also

To Kill A Mockingbird is examined in terms of character.

To Kill A Mockingbird I need help with the following: 1) Which character moves at a faster rate and why? Is it Jem whom Scout feels is outgrowing her and Dill and playtime to an extent, or Scout who is becoming wise beyond her years, as shown when she speaks to Mr. Cunningham outside the jail to talk the men out of lynching

Aspect of human experience are noted in literature.

Highlight the connection between the different readings below, and explain the connections by identifying the works' contexts, the use of specific literary devices, how the authors and readers create meaning from the text, and how individual experiences shape interpretations. Using two secondary sources, how do the readings sh

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

Why do you think The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven has become a significant book? How does American life, as you know it, relate to Native American life as it is depicted in these stories? Reference a few of the stories in your responses.

Symbolism in "Every Little Hurricane"

In the story, "Every Little Hurricane," why do the others watch the fight between the brothers instead of intervening? What do you think is meant by the line, "This little kind of hurricane was generic"?

Deception in "The Glass Menagerie" is noted.

The Glass Menagerie. Ponder the types of deception you see going on in one or more of the characters. Consider the following questions (you do not have to answer all of them): Is anyone deliberately deceiving another person? Is there any self-deception going on? How does the deception affect the relationships?

Willa Cather's story, "Neighbor Rosicky,"

What kind of a person is Anton Rosicky in Willa Cather's story, "Neighbor Rosicky"? What do you think provokes Polly's awakening or change of heart about her father-in-law?

Essay steps are featured.

I need intro with thesis at the end and conclusion to support thesis body is to support topics from intro also what is the problem, cause and affect and solution Bibliography at the end need to be in MLA format