Last Updated: Apr 29, 2013
Project Requirements & Helpful Resources
- Close Reading a Text
This link covers major topics relating to writing about fiction, including prewriting, close reading, thesis development, drafting, and common pitfalls to avoid.
- Writing a Literary Analysis
Powerpoint presentation that introduces the basics of what literary analysis is and how to do it.
- Making the Argument
This link explains what an argumentative essay is and offers general guidelines for writing such essays.
- Organizing the Argument
This link offers guidelines for organizing your argument and includes examples of how to start with a strong thesis statement and evaluate the credibility of sources.
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