These are the instructions:
Literary Analysis Essay
You will construct a Literary Analysis essay that assesses the skills of:
Â· Ability to synthesize history and literature in a thoughtful way, Ability to discuss various genres and specific pieces we have studied in a formal essay, Development of a thesis statement, Text support, commentary and analysis that is unique and insightful, Essay organization, Grammar and mechanics for a formal essay, Proper MLA format, Proper embedded citations for the works we have read in class (No Works Cited page is required), 5 paragraph essay.
– we need to use evidence during the anglo saxon period, renaissance period, and from the book Macbeth.
-must have a minimum of 2 quotes in each body paragraph
-I have attached slides/readings that we have read and that you can refer to for context and details!!!!
We have discussed the Anglo Saxon Period: (these are the books we’ve read)
The Seafarer by Ezra Pound
The Wifeâ€™s Lament by anonymous author (translated by Ann Stanford)
Beowulf by anonymous author (translated by Burton Raffel)
We have discussed the Middle Ages:(these are the books we’ve read):
The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
We have discussed the Renaissance period: (these are the books we’ve read):
Macbeth by Shakespeare
Page count does not matter! Just make sure it is 5 paragraphs-1 intro, 3 body, conclusion!!!