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PAPER TWO PROMPT: Analysis of a TextASSIGNMENTWrite a 3-4 page (min. of 1000 words) focused analysis of any text from the course that you have not yet writtenon. Note: going over four pages is fine, but not meeting the minimum is not fine. Your response should addresshow your close examination of the text illuminates your understanding of the themes and/or characters of thepiece and, in some cases, its cultural relevance.FOCUSYou should have a clear and original idea driving your essay. It should in some way illuminate a universality orhuman truth beyond the confines of the text.Use the questions below as a jumping off point for your closeexploration of the text. Make sure your idea is focused: look at one element of a text or look at the text through asingle lens and unravel what is most meaningful to you about the text. You are not limited to these questions.They are here to help you find a focus. In class lectures may also provide you with some additional possibilities.SUPPORTYour ideas should be original and should be supported by the text. This means you must quote from the text andrefer to specifics within the text, not just the story in general, throughout your response. The quotes shouldsupport your ideas.Your analysis should unravel the text, not merely state the obvious. Drawing on the specifics of the text ratherthan discussing the text in generalities will help you come up with a more insightful analysis.This is not a research paper. Please use only the text and your own understanding of text. Should you pull from

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