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Using well-structured analytical paragraphs, write a essay that performs a close reading of one of the two passages provided (see below). The essay is due on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, but please bring a draft for Monday, Oct. 28. The essay should be double-spaced, titled, and carefully proofread. You should also include your name, student number, course/section number, assignment name, instructor name (i.e. Dr. Jonathan Newell), and date of submission somewhere on the assignment (first page top corner would be ideal). Make sure to include proper citations and a Works Cited in MLA 8th edition style.
Your essay should:
Have a clear introduction and conclusion with a strong thesis statement.
Develop its analysis by looking closely at the passage selected and its language (while you may consider the passage’s place within the text as a whole and even quote briefly form other sections, try to focus your analysis as much as possible on the passage);
Use the claim, evidence, analysis structure for its paragraphs;
Connects the passage to the theme of the story as a whole – remember to read Chapter 3 of Method for Writing Essays About Literature, paying particular attention to page 26 where theme is defined, and pages 38-41 providing examples of effective and ineffective thematic statements.