Name: _________________________

Ms. Gokturk   

Outline for the Critical Lens for TWO WORKS

 

This is a roadmap to your essay’s success. Please think your ideas through before writing and bullet your ideas here.  Please indicate page numbers with your TBE.

 

State Quote & Author: ______________________________________________________________________

 

Interpret the quote in your own words.  This means / In other words _________________________________________________________________________________________

Then, apply your interpretation to works + and authors. [THIS IS YOUR THESIS STATEMENT]: For example, in the play, The Trojan Women, by Euripides, and the novel, Oryx and Crake, by Margaret Atwood,  ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

What THREE (MINIMUM) broad points can you find to discuss in the story that help prove your THESIS?

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: _______________________________________

d. ANY MORE? Supporting points 4 and more to be discussed in essay: _________________________________ (add outline for these on separate sheet if needed)

 

BODY PARAGRAPHS must incorporate literary terms

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

a. Supporting point: _____________________________________________________________

            TBE Example ___________________________________________________________

            Explain Example _________________________________________________________

b. Supporting point: _____________________________________________________________

TBE Example ____________________________________________________________

Explain Example _________________________________________________________

c. Supporting point: _____________________________________________________________

            TBE Example ____________________________________________________________

            Explain Example _________________________________________________________

d. Supporting point: _____________________________________________________________

            TBE Example ____________________________________________________________

            Explain Example _________________________________________________________

TRANSITION

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

a. Supporting point: _____________________________________________________________

            TBE Example ___________________________________________________________

            Explain Example _________________________________________________________

b. Supporting point: _____________________________________________________________

TBE Example ____________________________________________________________

Explain Example _________________________________________________________

c. Supporting point: _____________________________________________________________

            TBE Example ____________________________________________________________

            Explain Example _________________________________________________________

d. Supporting point: _____________________________________________________________

            TBE Example ____________________________________________________________

            Explain Example _________________________________________________________

TRANSITION

 

IV C #3 Topic Sentence (focus on supporting point #1 from intro): _________________________________________________________________________________________

a. Supporting point: _____________________________________________________________

            TBE Example ___________________________________________________________

            Explain Example _________________________________________________________

b. Supporting point: _____________________________________________________________

TBE Example ____________________________________________________________

Explain Example _________________________________________________________

c. Supporting point: _____________________________________________________________

            TBE Example ____________________________________________________________

            Explain Example _________________________________________________________

d. Supporting point: _____________________________________________________________

            TBE Example ____________________________________________________________

            Explain Example _________________________________________________________

TRANSITION

 

V Conclusion (Summary Statement): ________________________________________________________________________________________