“Laughter”, I said, “is madness. And what does pleasure accomplish? I tried cheering myself with wine and embracing folly—my mind still guiding me with wisdom--…I refused my heart no pleasure…everything was meaningless, a chasing after the wind….” (Ecclesiastes 1:2-11)How might Kafka have responded to this passage?
• Brainstorm points to prove the thesis together. • Choose the three best points (the ones where the evidence will be easy to find) • Label each point• Trade thesis good, better, or best. statements at • Organize the points in your tables. this order: better,• Offer suggestions good, best. for improving • You have now style and clarity. created a skeleton outline for your essay.
Homework:Write a complete outline foryour essay.As a SEPARATE item, writeyour body paragraphs. Thisbasically means using yourwords and your research toconnect the points from theoutline in paragraph form.ALL WORK MUST BE TYPED WITHAN MLA HEADER