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I need help writing a good thesis statement regarding the novel Disgrace. Please help! This is the assignment:

Read: "Topics and Approaches to the Literary Essay" in the Resources folder. Choose one of the topics and approaches provided for you.

Prompt: 1. Post a working thesis statement for the topic and approach you chose. 2. Write a brief few sentences explaining why you chose this topic. 3. Respond to two other students.

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Choose One Topic and Approach   Choose a Topic and Approach for your Literary Essay Subject: Choosing your literary essay topic and the approach you will take on Disgrace by J. M. Coetzee is the frst step to writing the paper due at the end oF this month. AFter reading the frst chapter or a bit more, you should be able to decide in which direction you'd like to take your paper. Topics/ approaches (±ocus on only one oF the Following, though some may overlap): 1. Analysis oF one oF these characters: Lucy Lurie, Melanie Isaacs or Petrus. Example: Analyze not only the chosen character's personality, but also what roll they played in advancing the overall theme oF the novel. 2. The protagonist's understanding oF the nature oF the con²ict to be resolved and the hurdles to be overcome. Example: It could be hope For change, both in South AFrica and in David Lurie. OR: the disgrace David Lurie has su³ered over the a³air with a student and how that matches the disgrace South AFrica has su³ered through apartheid. 3. The Function oF setting to reinForce theme and characterization Example: post-apartheid South AFrica is a setting as iF not more important than anything else in the novel. Your outside sources would be bit oF history concerning apartheid. 4. The use oF literary devices to communicate theme: imagery, metaphor, symbolism, Foreshadowing, irony
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