This next essay is a revision of the first one with the exception of perhaps altering your argument and adding outside sources. Plus, you have to provide a work cited page with MLA information.
This is the text analysis with research and a work cited page. Again, only Word Documents please
Now that you have supported your thesis using the text as
evidence you may go outside for secondary sources. The research paper is the same paper as the first one except
now you have to use outside sources and add a work cited page.
Following the MLA style, you must include the author and
name of text that you will use. It might be a book, a journal, a magazine
article, or a website source. The outside sources you choose to incorporate
into your text analysis must be related to your thesis and must help you prove
your argument even further.
Remember, outside sources are not there to prove your
thesis, they are there to help you do it, therefore introduction and
incorporation of secondary sources must be handled with skill and logistics of
Possible starting places for your text analysis include an author’s life, politics, the social context of the work,
philosophical musings, law, technology,
medicine, psychology, or how and why the work evokes a particular
feeling in you, cultural relevance, or the components of the text such as the
significance of setting, narrative voice, imagery, or symbolism. Or, perhaps you will read a critical
approach to the text and use it as a springboard for your own ideas, or,
you may wish to explore the relationship between elements of the text (How does
setting influence character?). As we move on into the later weeks of the
course, you may even wish to direct your questions toward identifying patterns
between texts, and asking what the significance of these patterns might be.
This kind of text analysis must use the rules of a compare and, or, contrast