Final paper Literary Analysis
PLEASE MAKE ANY CHANGES NECECSSARY. REWRITE THE THESIS IF YOU WANT, CHOOSE DIFFERENT SECONDARY SOURCES,ANYTHING THAT WILL MAKE THIS A BETTER PAPER.I have also attached some other files that may help with writing this paper.
Sample_Literary_Analysis_with_comments and Thesis Statements and Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources (1)
The literary analysis should be organized around your rough draft and thesis statement.(SEE ATTACED FILE A WORN PATHROUGH DRAFT) Your thesis is the controlling idea of the entire essay. In the Week One assignment you submitted a proposal in which you chose a topic based on the List of Writing Prompts. You also identified a short story to analyze from the List of Literary Works.(see attached file proposal for final) In Week Two you compiled an annotated bibliography in which you identified your primary and secondary sources. (See attached file annotated bibliography) In Week Three, you created a rough draft and revised your working thesis. You also incorporated research into this draft.(SEE ATTACED FILE A WORN PATHROUGH DRAFT)
Assignment Instructions:EVERYTHING HIGHLIGHTED, UNDERLINED, IN RED, OR ATTACHED FILES ARE EVERY IMPORTANT TO THIS ASSIGNMENT.
In this assignment, you will refine that thesis and essay even further and develop your argument.(SEE ATTACED FILE A WORN PATHROUGH DRAFT) You are required to incorporate your instructor’s feedback in your Final Paper (see attached file feedback on final and attached file a worn path draft notes)also see attached file wb5ntp193390, this is feedback from the writing center.
In your paper,
- Create a detailed introduction that contains a thesis that offers a debatable claim based on one of the prompts on the list.“A Worn Path” (Eudora Welty, 1941) – 5.3 in Journey into Literature (THIS IS THE TOPIC I CHOSE) I have attached a file with the story from the text book.(Here is the reference for the text book if needed ENG 125 2e: Journey into Literature, Second Edition – R. Wayne Clugston)
- Apply critical thought by analyzing the primary source you selected from the approved List of Literary Works. Avoid summary and personal reflection.A Worn Path will be the primary source. ( see attached file A worn path)
- Develop body paragraphs that contain clear topic sentences and examples that support the argument.
- Write a conclusion that reaffirms the thesis statement and includes a summary of the key ideas in essay. SEE ATTACHED FILE WORKINGTHESIS_PARAGRAPH
- Apply your knowledge of literary elements and other concepts in your response to the prompt. Reference the list of literary elements found in Week Two of the course and discussion forums. (SEE ATTACHED FILE Literary Techniques)
- Incorporate research from the primary and secondary sources
THIS IS THE PRIMARY SOURCE- Welty, E. (1941). A worn path.
THSES ARE THE SECONDARY SOURCES- Gale, C. L. (2016). A Study Guide to Eudora Welty’s A Worn Path. Farmington Hills: Gale, Cengage Learning.
Hofer, F. (2014). Life is a journey – an interpretation of eudora weltys “a worn path.” Place of publication not identified: Grin Verlag.
FEEL FREE TO CHANGE SECONDARY SOURCES IF NEEDED
I added this content for you to use if it will help with the final paper.
For your literary analysis essay, choose ONE prompt and text pairing that interests you. Then, take a look at the guiding questions for the text you choose. You don’t necessarily need to answer all of these questions in your paper. The questions are there to help get you thinking in a direction that will be more likely to lead you to a successful literary analysis.
Consider the role of setting, or context, in one of the works. For example, a story that takes place in a wild and natural setting might include characters struggling against nature to survive. A story set in a city might include themes of alienation and anonymity because of the impersonal crowds and busy city life. Cultural contexts can combine with both urban and rural elements to produce further meaning, as well. Consider the following questions as you critically read one of the texts below: Does the protagonist conflict with the setting or have particular interactions with it? Does the protagonist’s relationship with the setting connect with his/her development as a character? Does the setting reveal other themes and conflicts?
This is the prompt I chose to write about
“A Worn Path” (Eudora Welty, 1941) – 5.3 in Journey into Literature
1. Clugston suggests that “[t]he setting in this story is in a particular season — the Christmas season.” Why is this significant considering the plot?
2. Clugston (2011) further writes: “The physical setting changes during Phoenix Jackson’s journey. How does each environment she encounters reflect her character?”
3. Phoenix Jackson encounters many obstacles on her journey. To what non-physical challenges do they allude?