Read the directions very carefully. In an essay of 500-750 words, respond to one of the following prompts:
Using two these two readings , write an MLA-formatted essay that examines how the authors balance factual information with creative storytelling, presents an argument about which author relies more heavily on fact and which on creative descriptions, and explains how this impacts the credibility (ethos) of each.
Using two readings from this unit, write an MLA-formatted essay that explains how each author addresses universal themes presented in his/her work and what literary element(s) are employed to develop those themes.
Write an essay of at least 500-750 words in response to one of the above prompts. This includes the first word of the essay to the last word of the essay; the essay title, heading, and Works Cited page are not included in the word count.
Follow the MLA Format .
Utilize information from at least two sources assigned in this unit.
Use in-text, parenthetical citations in MLA format each time you paraphrase, summarize, or quote directly from a source.
Include a corresponding MLA-formatted Works Cited page.
Use third-person academic voice for all essays in this course. Do NOT use first person (I, me, my) or second person (you, your).
Use the literary present tense (say “the author writes about her life” not “the author wrote about her life”).
Save and submit your work as either Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) or a Rich Text Document (.rtf).
The Originality Report generated by Turn It In must not exceed 25%. Submit work early to review the report and contact your instructor with questions.