Literary Analysis Sample Paper - Sussman Website

3y ago
139 Views
13 Downloads
540.36 KB
8 Pages
Last View : 6d ago
Last Download : 3m ago
Upload by : Xander Jaffe
Transcription

Literary Analysis Sample PaperA literary analysis is an argumentative analysis about a literary work. Although somesummary is needed within the argument of a literary analysis, the objective is not to write a reportabout a book or story. Instead, a literary analysis discusses a writer’s interpretation of a text throughcareful examination of the author’s choices within the text: word choice, themes, motifs, as well asmany other literary devices. The writer uses portions of the text, as well as his or her reasoning, todemonstrate how the evidence supports the interpretation. For more information about how towrite a literary analysis, please refer to the Writing a Literary Analysis Paper handout available atwww.germanna.edu/tutoring.Formatting a Literary AnalysisLiterary analysis papers are typically written using MLA citation style formatting guidelines.However, your professors may assign a literary analysis assignment that is formatted with APA oranother citation style’s guidelines. Please follow the citation style format assigned by your professor.Throughout this sample literary analysis, footnotes are used to highlight the key componentsof a literary analysis paper, including: a strong thesis statement an explanation of quotes a utilization of credible, scholarly sourcesPlease do not include footnotes in a literary analysis paper unless they are specified by yourprofessor.Provided by the Academic Center for Excellence1Literary Analysis Sample PaperAugust 2016

Notes:1. This paper follows MLA formatting guidelines. For more information on MLA format,see the MLA Format handout available at www.germanna.edu/tutoring.2. The introduction paragraph starts with basic information about the author of the workbeing analyzed and transitions into a clear, debatable, and specific analytical thesisstatement. Please note that unless your instructor requires your thesis to be in bold, MLAformat does not require a bolded thesis statement.3. The paper’s author transitions to the first body paragraph by introducing the first stylisticelement that contributes to Hemingway’s discussion of the theme.Provided by the Academic Center for Excellence2Literary Analysis Sample PaperAugust 2016

Provided by the Academic Center for Excellence3Literary Analysis Sample PaperAugust 2016

Notes:4. The paper’s author uses MLA block quotations to insert longer passages into the paper.Provided by the Academic Center for Excellence4Literary Analysis Sample PaperAugust 2016

Notes:5. Note that both quoted material from the text being analyzed and from credible sourcesare incorporated to support the paper’s thesis.Provided by the Academic Center for Excellence5Literary Analysis Sample PaperAugust 2016

Notes:6. This paragraph is a great example of the paper’s author showing the reader how and whythe supporting material supports the paper’s thesis.Provided by the Academic Center for Excellence6Literary Analysis Sample PaperAugust 2016

Notes:7. The conclusion of the analysis reiterates the paper’s thesis and sums up the moralproduced by the theme of the book.Provided by the Academic Center for Excellence7Literary Analysis Sample PaperAugust 2016

Notes: This handout has been adapted from a paper submitted by a student for a GermannaENG 111 course with permission from the student. For further questions about Literary Analysis Papers, check out the Germanna TutoringServices’ handout Literary Analysis. Further information about the MLA style can also be obtained in the Tutoring Services’handouts MLA Format, MLA Sample Paper, and MLA Formatting in Word 2010. Additionally, Tutoring Services offers MLA style information in on-campus workshops.Contact Tutoring Services’ Locust Grove center at (540) 423-9148 or the Fredericksburgcenter at (540) 891-3017 for further information about scheduling an on-campusworkshop, or check out the on-campus workshop schedule on the Tutoring Services’website to view the dates and times for scheduled on-campus workshops.Provided by the Academic Center for Excellence8Literary Analysis Sample PaperAugust 2016

Literary Analysis Sample Paper. A literary analysis is an argumentative analysis about a literary work. Although some summary is needed within the argument of a literary analysis, the objective is not to write a report about a book or story. Instead, a literary analysis discusses a writer’s interpretation of a text through

Related Documents:

Literary Analysis Sample Paper August 2016 Provided by the Academic Center for Excellence 1. Literary Analysis Sample Paper. A literary analysis is an argumentative analysis about a literary work. Although some summary is needed within the argument of a literary analysis, the objective is not to write a report about a book or story.

Literary Analysis Sample Paper August 2016 Provided by the Academic Center for Excellence 1. Literary Analysis Sample Paper. A literary analysis is an argumentative analysis about a literary work. Although some summary is needed within the argument of a literary analysis, the objective is not to write a report about a book or story.

An Introduction to Literary Criticism and Theory Before we begin our examination and study of literary theory, it is important that we define exactly what literary theory is and is not, identify some of the main characteristics of such, as well as identify some of the key differences between traditional “literary criticism” and “literary theory.” While literary criticism since the late .

Grade 8 English Language Arts/Literacy . Literary Analysis Task . English LanguageArts/Literacy . 2019 Released Items: Grade 8 Literary Analysis Task The Literary Analysis Task requires students to read two literary texts that are purposely p

expository guide to literary criticism or literary concepts, nor does it attempt to catalogue the entire body of literary terms in use. It offers instead to clarify those thousand terms that are most likely to cause the student or general reader some doubt or bafflement in the context of literary criticism and other discussion of literary works.

literature itself. What a Literary Analysis IS A literary analysis is an opinion. You (the writer) are forming an opinion about a literary work, then presenting that opinion (and, more importantly, supporting that opinion) in the form of an essay. Essays about literature should be written in third-person point of view, like any other analytical .

The evaluation offinite element solutions is studied in Sussman, T., and K. J. Bathe, "Studies of Finite Element Procedures On Mesh Selection," Computers &Structures, 21, 257-264,1985. Sussman, T., and K. J. Bathe, "Studies ofFinite Element Procedures Stress Band Plots and the Evaluation ofFinite Element Meshes," Engi· neering Computations .

2.1 ASTM --Standards:3 C125 Terminology Relating to Concrete and Concrete Ag- ates - ,, ,, , ,, greg- C138/C138M Test Method for Density (Unit Weight), Yield, and Air Content (Gravimetric) of Concrete C143/C143M Test Method for Slump of Hydraulic-Cement Concrete C172/C172M Practice for Sampling Freshly Mixed Con- ,, ,, , , , , , ,--crete C173/C173M Test Method for Air Content of .