Write a reflective essay in which you explore a personal experience or an event and reflect on its deeper meaning. The essay should be 1 typed page in length. Please save your essay as a Word (.doc) document and submit as an attachment.
I understand if I use outside sources I must properly give my source(s) credit using the APA format and my paper should not include more than 20% of direct quotes from other sources. I understand if I do not provide proper credit to outside sources I will be documented for plagiarism and be required to resubmit a new assignment.
Write an essay in which you analyze and evaluate the development of a fiction story from the Part 1 readings. Poetry or nonfiction will not work for this assignment. The essay should contain an introduction body and conclusion be 1-2 pages in length typed double spaced using Times New Roman font size 12. Please save as a Word document and submit as an attachment to be graded. Explain which story you chose and briefly summarize the plot. Identify key choices the author made in writing the story. For example consider where the story is set how the action is ordered or how the characters are introduced and developed. Analyze the impact of the authors choices discussing how these decisions affect both the storys meaning and the readers experience. Organize your ideas so that each new idea builds on the one it follows to create a unified whole.
Analysis is the practice of looking closely at small parts to see how they affect the whole. Literary analysis focuses on how plot character setting and many other techniques are used by the author to create meaning. Always be sure to discuss the significance of your observations to the theme(s).
Read the story several times. Take notes on its themes characters setting plot and so on. Be sure the notes include looking beyond the surface to the deeper meaning the author is trying to relay. Include how the authors message and the storys themes then impact setting characters plot and so on. Analysis also looks at why the meaning is important.