Copy of Rise of Silas Lapham analysis - Prompt Carefully...

This preview shows page 1 out of 1 page.

Prompt:Carefully read the following excerpt from William Dean Howells’ novel The Rise of Silas Lapham(1885). Then, in a well-constructed essay, analyze how the author portrays the complex experience of two sisters, Penelope and Irene, within their family and society. You may wish to consider such literary elements as style, tone, and selection of detail.Read the sampleand answer the questions below.What is the thesis statement?The whole first paragraphHow is the response organized?

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture