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Unformatted text preview: close reading, meaning attention to the text (its word choices, rhythms, etc.), and reference to the abovementioned interpretation and/or function. What is analysis? Analysis is looking closely at something and then showing someone else (the reader of your essay) how its parts work. Analysis is an active interaction between you and the text to be examined. Analysis is the basis of writing an essayacademic or personal. When analysis occurs in the context of personal elements, it is usually called self-awareness. Analysis is the basis of the thesis statement. In fact, a thesis statement only differs from analysis in reaching clearly for something beyond the text to be examined (the universal context Ive mentioned)....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ENC 1102 taught by Professor Suzzanejamir during the Spring '08 term at FSU.
- Spring '08