Writing About Literature supplements

Sample Student Essay on Setting #1

Sample Student Essay on Setting #2

Sample Student Essay on Plot

Sample Student Essay on Character

Sample Student Essay on Symbolism

Sample Student Essay on Allegory

Sample Student Essay on Metaphor

Sample Student Essay on Sound and Rhythm (prosody)

Sample Student Essay on Close Reading

Checklist for Writing about Setting

Checklist for Writing about Plot

Checklist for Writing about Character

Checklist for Writing about Symbolism

Checklist for Writing about Metaphor

Sample student essay on writing about a work in its social and historical context

Sample student essay on writing about a work using Marxist criticism

Sample professional essays; I recommend Kathryn Lee Seidel on “The Economics of Zora Neale Hurston’s ‘Sweat'” and Daniel P. Watkins on “Money and Labor in ‘The Rocking Horse Winner'”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: