Catcher Essay - EVALUATION Attach these edited drafts and...

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Essay #1 – Catcher Essay –Argumentative Piece Assignment Overview: For this assignment, you will write a thesis-driven essay that explores one of the many themes prevalent in Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye , and argue how that message is conveyed throughout the work. Support your view with evidence from the text! Your thesis will focus on the theme you’ve decided is most apparent in the novel and how that theme is conveyed to the reader through motifs, symbols, characterization, etc. Requirements: A focused thesis statement that includes a what? a so what? and a why? Plenty of specific evidence drawn from the text (you need AT LEAST one quotation per paragraph) Analysis that explains the relationship between your thesis statement and each piece of evidence (quotation) that you include A conclusion that restates your thesis in different words Attention to the expectations of an academic audience with regard to language, style, and tone YOU MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF ONE PEER-EDITED DRAFT and ONE SELF-
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Unformatted text preview: EVALUATION! Attach these edited drafts and the rubrics to your final copy (worth 10 points!) Format: • 12 point font • Typed, Double-spaced • Use of an academic font like Times New Roman • Enter page numbers in upper right hand corner • MLA Heading • MLA citation for the novel Worth: 75 points (Major Assignments) Length: 2 pages (3 page MAX) Important Dates: Writing Lab: Block Day (10/16-17), Monday (10/21), Block Day (10/23-24) Paper Due: MONDAY, 10/28! Make sure to turn your paper in to as well (The assignment is created and ready for uploads under your class period section!) This means you will turn in a HARD COPY to me at the BEGINNING OF CLASS on Monday 10/28, and an electronic copy to Please ATTACH YOUR RECIEPT FROM TURNITIN.COM TO YOUR FINAL DRAFT! What you turn in (in this order, please): receipt Final Draft (with works cited) Peer Evaluation Self Evaluation Drafts Outline...
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