Heroes and Zeroes Literary essay assignment
Type your response to the following topic in approximately 1500-1800 words according to MLA guidelines: “The literary works that we have read have a main character that may or may not be considered a hero. Select two of the main characters from TWO of the stories that we have read and create an argument that provides your opinion as to whether the characters you chose are heroes or not and why. If you find one that is a hero and one that is not, compare and contrast the two. Additionally, we often hear about the consequences of our choices and actions. Analyze these two characters and discuss several of the choices that he or she made and the consequences of those choices. Consider opportunities where making different choices might have led to other consequences (bad or good) for these individuals and how this made them a hero or not. Make sure you create a strong argument and use solid supporting points to convince the reader to consider your opinion.”
There are four (4) required elements in the final literary essay which should be between 1500-1800 words:
a)An introduction with a thesis statement
b)The body of the paper with arguments and support evidence
c)A conclusion that summarizes the entire paper
d)Works Cited page in MLA format
To submit your draft to your peer review group, select the link in this week’s module or go to the Peer Review section of the discussion board. You will be able to upload or copy/paste a draft of your essay there (do not worry about formatting). Then, you will respond to the others who have posted their drafts in your group with the questions provided.
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