The glass menagerie
Select one of these questions below to write about. This essay will be a literary analysis essay. The literary analysis essay is a genre of essay that requires you are essentially making an argument. You are arguing that your perspective-an interpretation, an evaluative judgment, or a critical evaluation-is a valid one.the Go to this link to review what an literary analysis essay is: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/618/01/ (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
SHAPE OF ESSAY:
Five paragraphs, each of which is well-developed (follow the sample essay / advice in the text, pp. 1,613 – 1,618).
MLA-formatted (see samples in your textbook).
Include both primary and secondary quotes (primary is from the stories, secondary is something from the AVL / another trusted source.) Do not use Shmoop, Sparknotes, eNotes, and other such websites that feature advertising. Use the AVL.
Be sure to include a Works Cited page.
Insert a clear thesis at the bottom of the introduction and use strong topic sentences (body paragraphs) to connect things together.
Submit by the deadline, with an acceptable percentage match. (Usually, this is 15% – 20%.)
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DIRECTIONS: Three writing assignments are listed below. You will choose one of the following writing assignments and write a well-developed essay.