Essay: James Joyce's "The Dead"

Click Here for a link to the assignment in Google Classroom Victorian dining room with 25 guests and servants seated around a formally set table, ready for a feast

Tips for writing:

PROMPTS: choose ONE of the following Q3 prompts: 1990, 1995, 1997, 2004, or 2009.

1. Type your essay in MLA format: 1" margins, double-spaced, heading in the upper left, last name and page number in the header, and no extra spaces between paragraphs.1. Manage your time.  Use a "5+30+5" approach.  Allocate 5 minutes to plan/pre-write, 30 minutes to write the essay, and 5 minutes to proofread.

2. Connect your prompt and the theme in your thesis.

3. Use specific examples and quotes to support the ideas in your topic sentence.

4. Make the commentary AT LEAST twice as long as the quote.

5. Integrate the quotes smoothly into your own sentences.  Use [ ] to include your own words in a quote when necessary.

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