- Write a detailed sentence outline for an analytical essay using information from your notes on the TV show you watched and from discussion in the TV Show Discussions.
- Please review the information on Outlines in Unit 2: Writing Resources for Unit 2. Make sure you use (Links to an external site.)MLA format. (All your papers must use this format.)
- This outline is a close analysis that will use specific supporting examples from the episodes you watched. You may also include quotes or paraphrases from the selected readings, as long as you cite them correctly. Note: I will not accept general summaries of the shows.
- Your sentence outline should:
- Have a clear introduction, body and conclusion
- Include the titles of the shows and the episodes (accurately cited according to MLA) (Note: show titles are underlined or italicized and episodes are within quotation marks)
- Include a clear thesis statement in the Introduction (See sample thesis statement above).
- Topic sentences for each body paragraph that make arguments that support the thesis
- Provide, under the topic sentence, specific supporting examples from the episodes (and, optionally, quotes/paraphrases from the readings)
- Include a conclusion that is related to the thesis
- Analyze the characters' representations of gender (summary does not belong in an analysis!).
- The thesis and topic sentences should be the strongest, most analytical sentences in your essay.
- Support each point with specific examples and details from the episodes you watched.
- Relate each point of analysis back to the thesis.
- Follow a clear organizational pattern.
- Include transitional words and phrases to make your observations clear.
Sample thesis statement (Gilmore Girls)Lorelai in Gilmore Girls fulfills the stereotypical gender role of the mother; however, she also goes against societal expectations by fulfilling the unconventional roles of father and peer.
Explanation & Answer
Games of Throne TV Show
From ancient times to the contemporary society, gender stereotype has been one of the
issues that have been the center of focus for a while. Based on the content of Games of Throne as
the favorite TV show, the theme of gender stereotype is brought into light through the concept of