Name: _________________________

Ms. Gokturk   

 

My Very Own Outline for the Literary Analysis Essay

 

This is a roadmap to your essay’s success. Please think your ideas through before writing and bullet your ideas here. Remember that you must discuss both works of literature. USE PENCIL.

           

I Introduction. If a critical lens, state the quote: ______________________________________

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*** Interpretation/Thesis Statement + title(s) and author(s): ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

a. Supporting point #1 to be discussed in essay: _________________________________

b. Supporting point #2 to be discussed in essay: _________________________________

c. Supporting point #3 to be discussed in essay: _________________________________

[OPTIONAL]d. Supporting point #4 to be discussed in essay: _________________________________

Summary sentence (optional) _____________________________________________________

 

II A #1 Topic Sentence (focus on supporting point #1 from intro): ________________________________________________________________

a. Supporting point: ____________________________________________

            1. Example _____________________________________________

                        a. Explain Example ________________________________

b. Supporting point: ____________________________________________

2. Example _____________________________________________

                        a. Explain Example ________________________________

c. Supporting point: ____________________________________________

            3. Example _____________________________________________

                        a. Explain Example ________________________________

 

TRANSITION

 

III B #2 Topic Sentence (focus on supporting point #2 from intro): __________________________________________________________________

a. Supporting point: ____________________________________________

            1. Example _____________________________________________

                        a. Explain Example ________________________________

b. Supporting point: ____________________________________________

2. Example _____________________________________________

                        a. Explain Example ________________________________

c. Supporting point: ____________________________________________

            3. Example _____________________________________________

                        a. Explain Example ________________________________

 

TRANSITION

 

IV C #3 Topic Sentence (focus on supporting point #3 from intro): ___________________________________________________________________

a. Supporting point: ____________________________________________

            1. Example _____________________________________________

                        a. Explain Example ________________________________

b. Supporting point: ____________________________________________

2. Example _____________________________________________

                        a. Explain Example ________________________________

c. Supporting point: ____________________________________________

            3. Example _____________________________________________

                        a. Explain Example ________________________________

 

TRANSITION

 

IV D #4 OPTIONAL Topic Sentence (focus on supporting point #4 from intro): ___________________________________________________________________

a. Supporting point: ____________________________________________

            1. Example _____________________________________________

                        a. Explain Example ________________________________

b. Supporting point: ____________________________________________

2. Example _____________________________________________

                        a. Explain Example ________________________________

c. Supporting point: ____________________________________________

            3. Example _____________________________________________

                        a. Explain Example ________________________________

V Conclusion

(Summary Statement): ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________