1. “Because I Could Not Stop for Death” analyze or begin researching for your 2 sources of analytical support for the poem you like the most (Researching for your 2 sources, first, is an approach for the analyst (you) to be certain you have found the support you desire to validate your analyses/thesis pts of your chosen poem.)–Research through the Library Database or Google Scholar.

2. then, compose your Historical Introduction

here is the outline for Historical Introduction

Writing the Literary Analysis

*Criteria

*Reference literary analysis in text.

1. Clearly state a three thesis—three literary elements which are significant to one’s

understanding of the work.

2. Use literary jargon and formal language.

–If a literary element is recognized while discussing an example, which specifically references a thesis, identify that literary element.

3. When elaborating about the literature, discuss it in Present Tense and use verbals that assert your analyses/criticisms.

4. Write literary analysis in Third Person Point of View.

5. State analysis clearly and provide an example (or more, if necessary) to support

analysis; then, explain example so that it clearly references/supports analysis.

6. In the Introduction, state the author’s complete name, complete title of the literary work (punctuated correctly), and the genre of the piece.

7. When referencing the author in proceeding paragraphs, excluding the Conclusion, it is appropriate to use his/her surname/last name.

8. When directly citing examples from the work, be certain to punctuate appropriately and include the page number in parentheses.

–*Chunk quotes from the literary work, including documentation/reference from the work.

Outline

  1. Historical Introduction
  2. Primary Introduction
  3. Analysis of Thesis Point 1
  4. Analysis of Thesis Point 2
  1. Identify the historical time period and one or two major occurrences that, apparently, influenced the author and his/her literary work. A definition of the occurrence(s) may be necessary for correlation.
  2. Identify the literary period and two or three characteristics of that literary period that are evident in the literary work chosen. Identify two major writers and one or two of their works that are noteworthy.
  1. Begin professionally.
  2. Provide a brief summary of the work. (2-3 sentences)
  3. Express the theme of the literature, if writing a thematic analysis.
  4. State three-point thesis.
  1. Clearly state topic sentence, including key word(s) from thesis point 1.
  2. Provide three (3) analyses and evidences from the literature, including researched insight to validate/further substantiate your analyses.
  3. Construct a transitional sentence. (Optional)

A. Clearly state topic sentence, including key word(s) from thesis point 2.

B. Provide three (3) analyses and evidences from the literature, including

researched insight to validate/further substantiate your analyses.

C. Construct a transitional sentence. (Optional)

V. Analysis of Thesis Point 3

A. Clearly state topic sentence, including key word(s) from thesis point 3.

B. Provide three (3) analyses and evidences from the literature, including researched insight to validate/further substantiate your analyses.

C. Construct a transitional sentence. (Optional)

V. Conclusion

  1. Provide the essential information.
  2. Summarize your thesis points of discussion/analysis.

Offer thematic/philosophical insight regarding your analysis (and/or the literary work).

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