*This sample paper was adapted by the Writing Center from Key, K.L., Rich, C., DeCristofaro, C., Collins, S. (2010).

Example Literary Essay: The Giver by Lois Lowry Example Introduction Paragraph: “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” This quote by Marcel Proust speaks of discovering what‟s right in front of you by seeing it …
Literary Thesis Essay Graphic Organizer C. Rush 3/2009 3 Body Paragraph #1 Topic sentence for supporting point 1: The topic sentence should be a major point of argument that supports the thesis statement – this is the topic of the following

analysis. An Essay on George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) (2155 words, 3 pages) George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-four has been challenged on such grounds as profanity, immorality, and obscenity.
A good thesis is specific, limited in scope and offers a perspective or interpretation on a subject. However, the content of the essay reinforces the student’s understanding of the author’s use of example and comparison to present his argument, while explaining that MacGregor’s choices are not always appropriate. II. “She just fell down in the dirt.

The student’s acknowledgement of MacGregor’s use of literary devices shows an understanding of further development. Sample Literary Analysis Essay Outline I. Just fell down in the dirt, like a giant with a big foot just came along and stepped on her” (Lee 240). A literary thesis should be clear and focused, setting up an argument that the essay will support with discussion and details from the …

serve to focus and organize your essay.

It has been charged with being Communistic, containing sex references, and being depressing. The essay has now become a sophisticated literary genre, but Montaigne simply wanted to journal about life. i. Definition of Types of Essay. Lucy Calkins: Literary Essays Texts: Whole Group Classroom Short Texts for Modeling: (writing inside the story, close reading, characters, conversational prompts, provocative ideas, thesis, framing essay, stories as evidence, summaries, lists, craftmanship, polishing) Spaghetti by Cynthia Rylant (referenced in Units of Study Lessons)

• Literary Essay One‐‐exploring a theme or a character in a single text • Literary Essay Two‐‐including examples from the second text and a student’s own experience • Literary Essay Three‐‐comparing the two texts, exploring different treatment of same A literature review is a survey of scholarly sources that provides an overview of statement or the study’s goals or purpose.