In his novel, Siddhartha, Hermann Hesse harnesses the river that Siddhartha comes across in his difficult
journey to find enlightenment as a symbol to display life, time, and the path to enlightenment.
Charles Frazier uses Inman's journey and his sporadic
In F. Scott Fitzgeralds novel The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby gathers enchanted objects
in a desperate attempt to fill the emptiness of his heart. Although Gatsby seems fond of
his sprawling mansion, splendid car, and exquisite wardrobe, his luxurious lifest
A Guide to the Literary Analysis Essay
The intro is the first paragraph in your essay. It begins creatively with a hook in order to catch your
readers interest, provides essential background about the literary work, and
How to Write a Thesis Statement
What is a thesis statement?
A thesis statement:
tells the reader how you will interpret the significance of the subject matter under discussion.
is a road map for the paper; in other words, it tells the reader what to expec
THE THESIS SENTENCE: An Introduction
The thesis sentence is the most important sentence in an essay - the one ruling idea you will
support in the body of your paper. It serves as a plan for the writer and a road map for the reader. In a
sense, it is a con