Analysis

The basics

  • Plot
  • Setting
  • Narration
  • Genre
  • Characterization 
  • Symbol
  • Metaphor
  • Irony
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What is it?

Usually, a literary analysis will involve a discussion of a text as writing, thus the term literary, which means "having to do with letters". 

A literary analysis is a form of paper written with the objectives to analyze and break down a literary piece while summarising is partially necessary, the objects not to write a summary of a story, but rather to examine and evaluate literature. 

You cannot write a summary of a story, but rather to examine and evaluate and literature. You cannot write a successful essay without a thesis statement.

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Tips when writing...

  • Be familiar with literary terms,
  • Analyze specific items,
  • Make an argument,
  • Make appropriate use of secondary sources,
  • Consult instructors and tutors for help when needed,
  • Remember to organize and strive for depth and center you paper.
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Paragraphs plan

Beggining=introduction=say it

Middle=body=show it

End=conclusion=say it again

Paragraph 1=intro and thesis

Paragraph 2= proof for the thesis

Paragraph 3= more proof for your thesis

Paragraph 4= even more proof for your thesis

Paragraph 5= conclusion[summary]

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