of writing your Literary Analysis Draft in Week Three, watch the video Writing the Compare and Contrast Essay, which provides an overview of the writing process. This may seem familiar if you have taken a course in introductory writing (e.g., Freshman Composition, Introduction to Composition, Composition I). Keep this writing process in mind as you follow the instructions below to reflect on your work. In this journal • Discuss the process you used to write the literary analysis for the Week Three rough draft assignment. • Describe how a literary analysis is different than other essays you have written. • Explain what literary concept, definition, technique or conflict you found most confusing. What did you do to try to understand that subject? 31 ENG125 Introduction to Literature COURSE GUIDE • Ask your professor questions about problems or issues you encountered during the writing process of your draft assignment. Take advantage of this opportunity to explain the challenges you faced so your instructor can provide advice to assist you. • Share a success you experienced when creating your draft. Why do you see it as a positive move forward in your writing process and your analysis/understanding of a text? When submitting your journal entry, make sure to • Proofread your work for errors in grammar, mechanics, and style. • Format the journal entry according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Refer to the Ashford Writing Center’s Sample APA Title Page for guidelines on formatting a title page in APA style. • Provide (to the best of your ability) a reference for the text you used, including in-text citations and references listed at the end of the journal entry. Refer to the Ashford Writing Center’s Comprehensive APA Reference List Models and Citation and Reference Guide for guidelines on in text citations in APA style. • Provide a reference for the text you used. Refer to the Ashford Writing Center’s Citation and Reference Guide for guidelines on citing sources in APA style. • Perform a word count check to make sure the journal entry is 250 to 500 words in length. • Save the document as a Microsoft Word or compatible .doc or .docx file. • Use a naming convention that includes your last name, week number, and the journal number (e.g., Smith_W2.doc). In this class, you have three tutoring services available: Paper Review, Live Chat, and Tutor E-mail. Click on the Writing Center (AWC) tab in the left-navigation menu, in your online course, to learn more about these tutoring options and how to get help with your writing. Self-Check 1. Literary Genre. A self-check is available for you to test yourself on literary concepts covered in this course. Please utilize this tool to help you better learn key elements that concern the literature you read and write about. 32 ENG125 Introduction to Literature COURSE GUIDE Week Five Course Content To be completed during the fourth week of class Overview Activity Due Date Format Grading Percent Distinguish Critical Approaches Day 3 (1st post) Discussion 3 Forming Questions Based on Critical Reading Day 3 (1st post) Discussion 3 End of Course Survey Day 7 End of Course Survey 0.5 Literary Analysis Day 7 Literary Analysis 25 Literary Analysis NA Self-Check 0 Weekly Learning Outcomes This week students will 1. Compare and contrast the ways in which conflict is portrayed in two different literary works. 2. Distinguish between literary analytical approaches. 3. Develop an open-ended question that provokes critical reading and thinking of literary subjects and conflicts. Introduction This week, you will submit your polished and completed literary analysis. In the discussion, you are asked to apply the knowledge you have gained in this course. As there is no textbook reading assigned for this week, you are encouraged to draw from the reading over the entire course as you formulate your responses. Regardless of whether you choose to continue your studies in English, the skills you have developed here will be useful in many other areas of your life. Required Resources Articles Deutsch, A. (2014). List of literary techniques. Retrieved from https://bridgepoint.equella.ecollege.com/curriculum/file/4a41ba21-19c6-4ac8-9311- ea3b0c49ee82/1/ENG125%20-%20Literary%20Techniques.pdf 33 ENG125 Introduction to Literature COURSE GUIDE • This document provides an overview of literary techniques and will be used as a resource throughout the course. Deutsch, A. (2014). Types of conflicts found in literature. Retrieved from https://bridgepoint.equella.ecollege.com/curriculum/file/69978e52-f685-47f0-acd8-bcf20defc943/1/ENG125%20- %20Types%20of%20Conflicts%20Found%20in%20Literature.pdf • This document provides an overview of five conflicts found in literature and will be used as a resource throughout the course. Williams, C. (2014). Critical literary theories. Ashford University, Division of General Education, San Diego, CA. Retrieved from https://bridgepoint.equella.ecollege.com/curriculum/file/1d4980fa-45ee-4432-a598- f42cd6ccb2a1/1/ENG125%20-%20Critical%20Literary%20Theories.pdf • This document highlights the different critical approaches to literary analysis. Williams, C. (2014). How to ask an open-ended question. Ashford University, Division of General Education, San Diego, CA. • This document helps support the creation of open-ended questions for inquiry. Williams, C. (2014). Guide to writing a compare/contrast essay. Ashford University, Division of General Education, San Diego, CA. Websites Ashford University Writing Center (https://awc.ashford.edu) • The Ashford University Writing Center provides support and guidance for the writing process and APA citation. Brizee, A., & Tompkins, J. C. (2010). Moral criticism and dramatic construction (~360 BC – present). Retrieved from the Purdue University, Online Writing Lab website: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/722/02/ • This resource provides insight into the theories related to literary analysis. Supplemental Material List of literary works. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://bridgepoint.equella.ecollege.com/curriculum/file/ed4d98db-e405- 4682-b0eb-126c5c19a251/1/ENG125%20-%20Literary%20Works.pdf • This document provides a list of literary works for potential use in the Literary Analysis. Discussions Participate in the following discussions: 34 ENG125 Introduction to Literature COURSE GUIDE 1. Distinguish Critical Approaches. 1st Post Due by Day 3. In the Critical Literary Theories handout, four different kinds of critical approaches are presented. Choose two of those critical approaches and address the points below. • Describe each critical approach in detail. • Compare and/or contrast the two critical approaches. How are they different and similar? • Determine which critical approach you find most useful for examining the conflicts and meaning in literature. • Explain why you chose this particular approach as the most useful. Why does it appeal to you? Your initial post should be at least 200 words in length. The minimum word count does not include references. Guided Response: Respond to at least two of your classmates’ initial posts. Each response should be at least 75 words in length and should address two or more of the following points: • Do you agree with your classmates’ perspectives? Why, or why not? Be specific. • Ask a specific question to encourage further discussion on the topic. • Challenge your classmates’ interpretation of literature and/or point of view. • Do a small amount of research and share what you learn with your peers about the topic
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