Compose a critical analysis essay on one of the topics below. Your essay should be well developed, unified, coherent, and grammatically correct. Refer to the Grading Criteria for MCC English Classes in the First Day Handout for this course. Required length: 1 ½- 2 pages
Create a thesis statement, and back up your claim with support/evidence from the text. Support should contain clear, specific examples from the story you are analyzing, as well as documentation for all text references. Include at least two to three quotations from the story in each body paragraph of your essay, for a total of 4 quotations from the story.
You may NOT use anything found on the web.
Example for quoting:
Franklin warns his readers about wasting and borrowing money: “think what you do when you run in debt; you give to another power over your liberty” (447). – from Benjamin Franklin’s “The Way to Wealth”
Follow MLA format: Use size 12, Times New Roman font and 1-inch margins; double space.
Include a Work Cited page. It is not included in the 1 ½- 2-page length requirement; it should appear on a separate page at the end of your paper.
Describe the theme of government control in Vonnegut’s “2BR02B,” focusing on how it prohibits citizens from controlling their own fates.
Choose one of the stories and write about the warning the author gives to society (us).
Discuss the theme Bradbury conveys through “The Veldt” about technology and the effects it has on the children and parents. What is the source of the children’s murderous hatred?
Show how Bradbury uses foreshadowing to warn the reader of the things to come and the effect this has in “The Veldt.”
Before beginning your paper, read Writing About Literature and Using Sources and Comp II Punctuation Tips handouts; use them as a guide while working on your essay as well.
Use the outline form on the next page to plan your paper. You may write/type directly on the form or on a separate page. Submitting an adequate outline with your final draft will earn you 5 bonus points on the paper.
After completing a rough draft of your essay, use the “Proofreading Tips” and Reminders for Writing Essays handouts to make sure you have done everything correctly before submitting your essay to me for review. Use the same handouts again to check your final draft before submitting it for grading. (See Handouts page in Canvas.)
Message me in Canvas or come see me in my office with any specific questions you have during any stage of the writing process.
Works Cited (centered)
Author last name, Author first name. “Title of Poem.” Title of Textbook, edited by Editor’s Name(s),
(this line indented) Publisher, Year, Page range of entry.
The first line of the works cited entry (author’s name) is not indented. The second line and third ect… should be indented. Make sure you have a period at the end of the entry.
Hawthorne, Nathaniel. “Young Goodman Brown.” Compact Literature, edited by Kirszner and
Mandell, Cengage, 2016, pp. 448-57.
Now do the same for a document that is a PDF file or a Word file. See Owl Purdue : https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/09/
Smith, George. “Pax Americana: Strife in a Time of Peace.” 2005. Microsoft Word file.
Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)
Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.
You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.