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Unformatted text preview: Comp Lit 2CW Spring 2009 Dr. Carole Viers Final Paper (6-7 pages; typed, double-spaced, 1 margins): Comparative Essay Due: Tuesday, June 9 th by 2:00 p.m. both online through turnitin.com and in hard copy to be turned in to your TAs mailbox in Humanities 350. Instructions: Select one of the following prompts for your essay. Be sure to formulate your argument in a clear thesis statement. The body of your essay should be organized around the thesis (i.e., with topic sentences that present an aspect of the thesis claim you are making) and should use close reading of specific examples of the texts to prove the thesis claim. Prompts: 1 ) The sacrificial victim is a prominent figure in several of the texts we have read. In an argumentative essay, discuss the representation of the sacrificial victim in two texts. Examine how the sacrificial victim functions not only literally, but symbolically and figuratively. You may want to consider its relationship to various themes (the sacred, the family), to genre (drama, Tragedy), or to the Christ-figure. the family), to genre (drama, Tragedy), or to the Christ-figure....
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2009 for the course ART&ARC 10 taught by Professor Winter during the Spring '07 term at UCLA.
- Spring '07