7 page literary analysis paper
Demonstrate detailed knowledge of a literary text, such as aspects of plot and character; draw inferences from what the text states that are consistent with the text’s other details and help explain it as a whole; demonstrate some awareness of how translated terms and linguistic and cultural change affect the text’s meaning; identify key passages from which arguments can be developed.
Skills in Observation:
Examine closely literary texts of varying length, genre, and complexity; describe them in literary terms appropriate to the ancient and medieval era;
Skills in Analysis and Synthesis:
Compare and contrast literary texts; construct meaningful correlations between a literary text and the historical and cultural milieu of the ancient and medieval era; draw meaningful connections between the ancient and contemporary worlds.
Argumentation Skills, Written and Oral
Formulate thoughtful questions about a literary text; construct strong arguments about the text and substantiate them by close analysis of textual evidence.