Analytical Essay

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Dr. Parker

English 102: Sect. D09

Fall 2014
Paper 1: On Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and The Great Gatsby
Format: Follow Easy Writer guidelines and those specified in “Using Quotations Effectively,” “The Thesis Statement,” “Mechanics” and “Integrating Sources” (under “Writing Tips” on Blackboard)
Page Length: 4-6 pages (1000-1500 words)
Due Dates: Preliminary draft uploaded to Blackboard––Friday, 9/19 (under Course Content/Formal Papers and Oral Presentations) Your draft should include at least the thesis paragraph and five passages that you plan to draw upon in the paper. Rough draft conferences––9/29-10/1 Prepare to read your draft to me during our meeting. Rough draft for peer review––Monday, 9/29 Bring hard copy to class for your peer editor to read. Final draft uploaded to Blackboard––Friday, 10/3 Leave your rough draft with peer editor’s comments at my office.
You may choose either the creative or analytical essay option. If you do a creative paper now, for next paper, you will do an analytical paper.

Creative Options

For all creative treatments, please affix to your paper a one-page analysis of what your aims were in choosing this approach, what strategies your employed to carry out your aims, and how successful you feel you were in achieving your aims. You should draw on the texts themselves. If appropriate, you can incorporate passages from the texts into you own prose. Your creative treatment should both “instruct and delight,” in the words of the Roman poet Horace. You are welcome to let your imaginations soar.

1. Imagine a conversation between Sir Gawain and Gatsby wherein they attempt to explain to one another what they hoped to attain through the quests in which they engaged, what helped or hindered them, and whether they felt that they were successful…...

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