Literature

For the introduction you will be including definition of the terms epic structure.

For your first literary essay you will prove that Gilgamesh is an epic. Break down and prove that Gilgamesh fulfills the epic form. For the introduction you will be including definition of the terms epic structure. Also include your thesis statement in your introduction. For the body of the paper you will be proving that …

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Do they work?

1) Young’s thesis (the main point of the argument) 2) Young’s purpose in writing the argument 3) the audience Young is writing for (why do you think this?) 4) at least 3 rhetorical strategies Young uses to achieve her purpose. What are they? Do they work? If so, how? If not, why not? In other …

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These essays should be 2-3 pages and deeply explore your thinking about the reading.

These essays should be 2-3 pages and deeply explore your thinking about the reading. They are not summaries or plot description. Rather, I’d like you to begin your essay by posing questions about the themes of the reading. Then, you should point to ways that the text answers those questions. What questions does the text …

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Support your main points with quotes from shelley’s work.

The Analytical Essay *Readings are from the course text, Monsters* Mary Shelley’s From Frankenstein: “The Modern Prometheus,” Pages 20-22 Here’s what to do: 1. Read the selection and pay close attention to Frankenstein’s features. 2. Break his Monsterish being into three separate parts. 3. What do these parts make you feel? Scared, sad, worried? 4. …

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Reading journals will have to be substantial—a complete thought—at approximately 250 words.

Weekly reading journals allow students to explore and to reflect on their own ideas related to the reading that may connect to class discussion, to world events, and to students’ feelings and experiences. These journals help develop students’ analytical skills; they offer a creative space for students to write their own thoughts about what they …

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