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Essay #3: Response to the Novel
• The Writing Assignment
• In a thesis driven essay of 4-7 pages, analyze one or more
aspects of Elie Wiesel’s Night, Cormac McCarthy’s Outer
Dark, or Emma Donoghue’s Room. Consider using one
extrinsic theoretical lens (Feminist, Psychoanalytic, or
Trauma theories), we have practiced this quarter to
complicate your argument. Aim to convince readers that
your interpretation adds to the conversation among those
who read stories and write about them. Back up your
analysis with reasons and support from the story. Use the
critical strategies that we have practiced this quarter.
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Due before the Final
Submission Requirements: Please submit
an electronic copy to
Format Requirement: MLA-style
formatting and citations
Length: Your finished text should be
between four and seven pages, excluding
the Works Cited page.
Research Requirements: 3-5 secondary
sources are required for this essay.