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To culminate the lessons over the course of the last few weeks, choose ONE of the stories included in THIS MODULE to complete a full, critical analysis of the literature (note: You may not use a story from PREVIOUS modules).
TIP: Read the first TWO pages of each story to help you choose a story that speaks to you. Choose the story that invites you to capture some meaning from it and share it with the reader.
The worksheets provided, Freytag Analysis Guide and Story Elements and Context Guide, should be used to help guide your analysis. Using the spaces provided in the guides, complete a descriptive, clear analysis of the elements of the story, the Freytag Pyramid for plot progression, and the social, historical, and personal significance of the story.
**FOUR sources required in the analysis. Include WORKS CITED and IN-TEXT CITATIONS in your analysis using MLA style**
After completing the guided analysis, use the information and analysis to complete a 800-1200 word essay of literary criticism.
For example, if after completing the analysis, you feel that the characters, the setting, and the biographical background of the author are the most interesting parts of your analysis, focus on those aspects: characters, setting, and author bio in your essay.
Be advised: Shmoop, eNotes, Sparknotes, Gradesaver, etc. on “” are NOT scholarly sources for your literary criticism. Use the SPC Library and Google Scholar. Research ideas, not story titles. Essays that reference ready-made essay sites and summary sites will earn a zero.
More information about writing about literary analysis can be found here: https://www.goshen.edu/academics/english/literary-analysis-guide/
A sample literary analysis can be found here: https://78bbm3rv7ks4b6i8j3cuklc1-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/tutoring/handouts/Literary-Analysis-Sample-Paper.pdf
More information about MLA formatting can be found here: https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/mla_style/mla_formatting_and_style_guide/mla_general_format.html
** Don’t forget to review the Essay Guide in syllabus for more information on college-level writing requirements and expectations. **
Choose one of the following stories as provided in the module:
“The Mark of Cain” by Roxane Gay
“Like Daughter” by Tananarive Due
“Wall of Fire Rising” by Edwidge Danticat
“Boys and Girls” by Alice Munro