Comparative Analysis Research Paper Mr. Moore Prompt: In this essay you will compare your independent reading novel to a work of visual art that you choose. Your goals for this project: Learn to use a research library to find critical perspectives on your independent reading novel. Learn to format an essay according to MLA guidelines. Learn to avoid plagiarism and properly incorporate criticism into your own essay. Learn to discuss and write about similarities between the visual arts and literature. Learn to effectively employ quotations to support an argument or idea. Learn to develop a unique and interesting thesis and structure an essay around that central idea. Learn to objectively edit and proofread your own writing. How to get started: Revisit your novel by rereading significant passages. Make a list of themes, significant symbols, and motifs from your novel. Visit to the Ackland Art Museum and begin looking for a piece that connects thematically to
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2011 for the course WRT 150 taught by Professor Laidlaw during the Fall '07 term at Grand Valley State.