Final paper Literary Analysis
Please work on revising your thesis as this will help you guide your analysis in the body of your essay. Please read through my feedback in the margins of your draft.
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(1.28 / 2) Analyze Literary Work(s) From the Approved List of Prompts
Below Expectations – Attempts to provide an analysis of literary work(s) from the approved list of prompts; however, relies mostly on plot summary and/or personal reflection. The three key points from the proposal are not developed and/or do not support the analysis. Significant details are greatly underdeveloped.
(1.28 / 2) Thesis Statement
Below Expectations – Thesis statement is present, though incomplete. The direction and purpose of the essay is unclear.
(1.92 / 3) Body Paragraphs and Topic Sentences
Below Expectations – The body paragraphs contain topic sentences that do not relate to the thesis. Significant details are unclear.
(1.28 / 2) Conclusion
Below Expectations – The conclusion attempts to reaffirm the thesis statement and summarize the direction and purpose of the essay; however, the conclusion is significantly underdeveloped.
(1.28 / 2) Apply Literary Elements and Other Course Concepts
Below Expectations – Attempts to apply literary techniques and other course concepts to the primary source(s) to present an interpretation of the work(s); however, significant details are greatly underdeveloped.
(1.52 / 2) Incorporation of Research
Basic – Incorporates research, including some paraphrases and quotes from the primary and secondary sources. The research is underdeveloped.
(0.38 / 0.5) Written Communication: Control of Syntax and Mechanics
Basic – Displays basic comprehension of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains a few errors which may slightly distract the reader.
(0.32 / 0.5) Written Communication: APA Formatting
Below Expectations – Fails to exhibit basic knowledge of APA formatting. There are frequent errors, making the layout difficult to distinguish as APA.
(0.38 / 0.5) Written Communication: Page Requirement
Basic – The length of the paper is equivalent to at least three quarters of the required number of correctly formatted pages.
(0.44 / 0.5) Written Communication: Resource Requirement
Proficient – Uses the required number of scholarly sources to support ideas. All sources on the reference page are used and cited correctly within the body of the assignment.