Write A Literary Analysis Essay

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Hello. I just need to write a literary analysis essay on The Alchemist. Just follow the assignment doc and rubric. Also please write in separate word doc.

English | Assignment | Write a Literary Analysis Essay Assignment Write a Literary Analysis Essay During the next several lessons you will be writing a literary analysis essay about a literary element in The Alchemist. Your essay should be about 500–750 words. Check with your teacher regarding the date you need to turn in the assignment. Your analysis will be scored by your teacher using the Literary Analysis Grading Rubric. Look at the rubric yourself so that you know how your writing will be scored. You will begin your assignment today. Follow the steps of the writing process to complete the assignment. For the content of your essay, respond to one of these prompts: • • • What is the theme of the novel? In your introduction, write a thesis statement that identifies the theme and briefly explains how the theme is developed. In your body paragraphs, give specific examples of scenes, characters’ actions, or symbols by which the author develops the theme. End the essay with a concluding statement that sums up your thesis and major supporting ideas in new words. Your conclusion may offer examples of how the chosen theme relates to real-life situations or other literary texts. How do events such as omens and dreams support the novel’s theme? In your introduction, present a thesis statement in which you clearly present your main idea about the thematic role of such events. In your body paragraphs, analyze specific events of this type, using their details to show their meaning. Conclude the essay by restating your thesis and major supporting ideas in new terms. You may include a thoughtful generalization that wraps up your thesis. What is the allegory in the novel, and how does it shape and support the novel’s theme? In your thesis statement, identify the allegory and give a concise statement of its relation to the theme. In your body paragraphs, explain the allegory’s meaning and specify characters, actions, or symbols that develop this meaning. End with a concluding paragraph that restates your thesis and main points and connects the allegory to real-life situations or other literary texts. Planning • • • Do a close reading of The Alchemist, taking notes about the literary element you selected. Include details from the text, and record their page numbers. Quote and paraphrase from The Alchemist in those details. Write a clear and precise thesis statement that makes a claim, states a position, or provides an evaluation or analysis. Check your work using the online checklist. Drafting Write the first draft of your literary analysis essay. Remember to save often. As you write, follow these guidelines: • • • • • • Include your thesis statement, making sure it is a clear and precise thesis statement that makes a claim, states a position, or provides an evaluation or analysis. Write body paragraphs that develop and support your thesis using reasons and evidence from the text. Sequence your ideas logically and make clear connections between ideas and support. Quote or paraphrase from the literary work to support your points, using in-text citations. Use transitions, a formal style, and an objective tone. Write a conclusion that wraps up your argument. Check your draft using the online checklist, and then share your draft with at least two peers to receive feedback. © 2016 K12 Inc. All rights reserved. Copying or distributing without K12’s written consent is prohibited. Page 1 of 2 English | Assignment | Write a Literary Analysis Essay Revising Revise your first draft, using the feedback you received from your readers. Decide which items in the feedback you ought to respond to in your revision. Check your work using the online checklist. Proofreading and Publishing Proofread your revised draft using the online checklist. Submit Your Assignment Your teacher will score your assignment using the Write a Literary Analysis Essay Grading Rubric. Look at the rubric yourself so that you know how your assignment will be scored. Check with your teacher regarding the date you need to turn in the assignment. Follow the instructions in the Graded Assignment to complete the story and submit it to your teacher for grading. © 2016 K12 Inc. All rights reserved. Copying or distributing without K12’s written consent is prohibited. Page 2 of 2
English | Grading Rubric| Write a Literary Analysis Essay Grading Rubric Write a Literary Analysis Essay Total Score: 100 points Use the rubrics and scoring instructions to grade the student’s assignment. © 2016 K12 Inc. All rights reserved. Copying or distributing without K12’s written consent is prohibited. Page 1 of 5 English | Grading Rubric| Write a Literary Analysis Essay 27-Point Rubric (Score: ___ of 81 points) Skill Organization & Purpose 27-point score 20-point score 13-point score 6-point score For a 27-point score, the student employs clear and consistent organization over the course of the narrative writing. Understanding of the purpose is evident. For a 20-point score, the student employs satisfactory organization over the course of the narrative writing. Understanding of the purpose is evident. For a 13-point score, the student somewhat establishes organization over the course of the narrative writing. Understanding of the purpose is adequate. For a 6-point score, the student has difficulty establishing organization over the course of the narrative writing. Understanding of the purpose is minimal. • • • attempts to develop characters, setting, events, and conflict, with some success • • inconsistently sequences events and situations; some cohesion • incorrectly sequences events and situations; little cohesion • uses transition strategies to connect ideas, events, and situations somewhat ineffectively, confusing or disrupting the progression • inadequately or incorrectly uses transition strategies • provides a conclusion that is weak or fails to follow from, resolve, or reflect back on the narrative • • • effectively introduces and develops characters, setting, events, and conflict logically sequences events and situations to build on one another and create cohesion effectively uses transition strategies to clearly connect ideas, events, and situations provides a meaningful conclusion that follows from, resolves, or reflects the events and experiences developed over the course of the narrative © 2016 K12 Inc. All rights reserved. Copying or distributing without K12’s written consent is prohibited. • • • introduces and develops characters, setting, events and conflict, though some elements would benefit from more details sufficiently sequences events and situations; there are minor issues with cohesion uses transition strategies to connect ideas, events, and situations, though some ideas may be loosely connected provides a sufficient conclusion that mostly follows from, resolves, or reflects back on the narrative • partially develops one or more literary elements with limited success 0-point score No score • incomplete (may be copied text from another source) • may use language other than English • unclear topic • unclear purpose provides a conclusion that somewhat follows from, resolves, or reflects back on the narrative Page 2 of 5 English | Grading Rubric| Write a Literary Analysis Essay Skill Development & Elaboration 27-point score 20-point score 13-point score 6-point score For a 27-point score, the student effectively and consistently develops narrative elements and details over the course of the narrative writing. For a 20-point score, the student appropriately develops narrative elements and details over the course of the narrative writing. For a 13-point score, the student unevenly develops narrative elements and details over the course of the narrative writing: For a 6-point score, the student ineffectively develops narrative elements and details over the course of the narrative writing. • • • presents a problem or observation about real or imagined experiences and events, though they are minimally developed • • attempts to Introduce and develop characters, points of view, and multiple plot lines with some success • ineffectively introduces and develops characters, points of view, and multiple plot lines • • adequately incorporates dialogue, pacing techniques, description, and reflection has difficulty incorporating dialogue, pacing techniques, description, and reflection • • makes some connections to source materials when appropriate makes irrelevant or ineffective connections to source materials when appropriate engages the reader with a well-developed problem or observation about real or imagined experiences and events • effectively introduces and develops characters, points of view, and multiple plot lines • creatively incorporates ample dialogue, pacing techniques, description, and reflection • makes relevant connections to source materials when appropriate © 2016 K12 Inc. All rights reserved. Copying or distributing without K12’s written consent is prohibited. • • • sufficiently presents a problem or observation about real or imagined experiences and events sufficiently introduces and develops characters, points of view, and multiple plot lines sufficiently incorporates dialogue, pacing techniques, description, and reflection makes sufficient connections to source materials when appropriate incompletely or ineffectively presents a problem or observation about real or imagined experiences and events 0-point score No score • incomplete (may be copied text from another source • may use language other than English • unclear topic • unclear purpose Page 3 of 5 English | Grading Rubric| Write a Literary Analysis Essay Skill Style & Vocabulary 27-point score 20-point score 13-point score 6-point score For a 27-point score, the student thoughtfully and effectively incorporates elements of style over the course of the narrative writing. For a 20-point score, the student proficiently incorporates elements of style over the course of the narrative writing. For a 13-point score, the student inconsistently incorporates elements of style over the course of the narrative writing. For a 6-point score, the student has difficulty incorporating elements of style over the course of the narrative writing. • sufficiently uses precise language, detailed description, and sensory language to develop characters, experiences, and setting • inconsistently uses precise language, detailed description, and sensory language to develop characters, experiences, and setting • • uses specific word choice and pacing for effect, such as to develop tone, mood, humor, surprise, or suspense, though unevenly • adequately but infrequently uses specific word choice and pacing for effect, such as to develop tone, mood, humor, surprise, or suspense • rarely uses specific word choice and pacing for effect, such as to develop tone, mood, humor, surprise, or suspense • • • employs word choice and narrative techniques that mostly demonstrate awareness of purpose and audience attempts to employ word choice and narrative techniques and somewhat demonstrates awareness of purpose and audience ineffectively employs word choice and narrative techniques and may not demonstrate awareness of purpose and audience • • • uses precise language, detailed description, and sensory language liberally and accurately to develop characters, experiences, and setting effectively uses specific word choice and pacing for effect, such as to develop tone, mood, humor, surprise, or suspense effectively employs word choice and narrative techniques that demonstrate awareness of purpose and audience © 2016 K12 Inc. All rights reserved. Copying or distributing without K12’s written consent is prohibited. ineffectively uses precise language, detailed description, and sensory language to develop characters, experiences, and setting 0-point score No score • incomplete (may be copied text from another source) • may use language other than English • unclear topic • unclear purpose Page 4 of 5 English | Grading Rubric| Write a Literary Analysis Essay 19-Point Rubric (Score: ___ of 19 points) Skill Conventions 19-point score 14-point score For a 19-point score, the student demonstrates exemplary command of conventions of English. For a 14-point score, the student demonstrates proficient command of conventions of English. For a 9-point score, the student demonstrates partial command of conventions of English. For a 4-point score, the student demonstrates limited command of conventions of English. • • • • • • • strong command of grammar, mechanics, usage, and spelling accurate spelling, capitalization, and punctuation effective, varied sentence structure and length few or no errors; issues do not affect readability • • • adequate command of grammar, mechanics, usage, and spelling mostly accurate spelling, capitalization, and punctuation appropriate, varied sentence structure and length minor errors; issues do not affect readability 9-point score • • • limited command of grammar, mechanics, usage, and spelling inconsistent spelling, capitalization, and punctuation adequate, though simple, sentence structure and length some errors; issues somewhat affect readability 4-point score • insufficient command of grammar, mechanics, usage, and spelling inaccurate spelling, capitalization, and punctuation • ineffective, sentence structure and length • many errors; issues interfere with readability 0-point score No score • incomplete (may be copied text from another source) • may use language other than English • unclear topic • unclear purpose Student Name: Overall Comments: Total score: ____ of 100 points To calculate the final grade for this assignment, add the scores for each rubric topic for a maximum score of 100 points. © 2016 K12 Inc. 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Tutor went the extra mile to help me with this essay. Citations were a bit shaky but I appreciated how well he handled APA styles and how ok he was to change them even though I didnt specify. Got a B+ which is believable and acceptable.

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