How to Write a Formal Analytical Essay

1.INTRODUCTION 3 Sentences (suggested minimum) First sentence introduces the topic Second sentence identifies the author and novel Third sentence states the thesis 2.BODY 2 paragraphs (suggested minimum) Each paragraph based on one aspect of the thesis Paragraphs linked to one another with a connecting word or phrase (transition) Paragraphs written in formal analytical style Paragraphs…

Debate Structure & Etiquette

•    Introductions should precede the debate. •    The debater should not offer emotional appeals. H/she should concentrate on the evidence. •    The debater should never falsify, create or distort evidence. •    The debater should never publicly disagree with the decision of the judge or the audience. Winners need to be congratulated by the opposition. •  …

Common Errors in your Essay/Paragraph Writing

1.    Stylistic/Technical Mistakes a.    Italicize the title of a major work (novel, play, movie) Example: The Merchant of Venice (if you are writing it out, you underline the title) b.    Put title of short works in quotation marks (essays, short stories, poetry) Example: “The Fall of a City”) c.    Structural Continuity •    The way your…

“O”- Othello Movie Analysis and Summary

The reason why modernized versions of Shakespearean plays are so successful is because they take the brilliant works of Shakespeare and interpret their meanings and plots for modern audiences to enjoy. The sophisticated and eloquent writing structure used by Shakespeare in his plays often prevents the general populace from understanding the underlying imagery and significance…

Green Grass, Running Water Character Anaylsis

George Morningstar. Like the man who he alludes to, General Custer, George Morningstar posses an American patriotism that borderlines insanity. His zeal for American superiority blinds him to different perspectives on anything pertaining or challenging America’s supremacy. His brutal abuse of Latisha and undermining of Native traditions could be an analogue to General Custer’s motives…