Literary Analysis Essay
Reading “Old Man with Enormous Wings” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. I would like you to consider a character analysis and discover the motivating forces behind the behavior of the narrator in Poe’s story. For the tips: Do not summarize the story and then give your opinion of it. Support a thesis: shared theme & the use of the elements of lit. to convey it. Do not use the first person pronoun “I” anywhere in your paper. Although you are exploring the elements, don’t use the words “element” or “theme” in your analysis. In place of these words, use the actual theme and element. For the eassy: Intro: Brief introduction to story; make sure you include the author, title, and date (Dates go directly after the title of a work in parentheses: “The Lottery” (1948).) Body: Main points that support your claim; give each its own ¶, topic sentence, support from the story, quotes from your literary criticism, and explication/analysis on your part. You may choose to address each main point in one ¶ or to split each main point into two ¶s (by story). Your main points will be focused around the elements you select. Conclusion: Final statement which makes purpose and relevance of analysis clear to reader and leaves the reader thinking. Explain the strategy the characters to manage the situation and analyze how well they succeed.