The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Using our novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao compose essay #2Decide which critical theory/ approach you would like to apply in your essay, and use the questions, main theorists, and central ideas associated with the approach to help you develop and structure your argument:oPsychoanalytic CriticismoFeminist CriticismoGender/Queer CriticismoNew Historicism Criticism***Though we have not covered the below theories in class, you may also apply these lenses to the story you choose to analyze, too:oMarxist CriticismoCritical Race CriticismoPost-Colonial CriticismoPost-Modernism The owl will give you a brief intro to the above theories:Create a clear thesis and argument throughout your essay that analyzes a major theme in the story using aspects of the theory you choose. Include literary termswhere they relate i.e. narrator, characters, motifs, setting, plot, etc.Support your argument with elements of fiction you find in the story, specific details and examples from the work, and outside literary Theory of the work. (Research sources must be based in literary critical theory.)Nuts and Bolts:At least 2,500 words (about 6.5pgs)At least TWO scholarly sourcesto support your argument: please use direct quotes, examples and details from these sources: NO Wikipedia, Shmoop, 123HelpMe, Enotes, etc. Stick to .edu websites and/or GWC Library references.Quotes, details and examples from the story you are analyzingto support your argument (you should reference at least five different quotes, scenes, examples, etc. from the story as supportALL elements of an essay should be evident: **consider your audience to be skeptical and uniformed readers; therefore, may I suggest a BREIF summary of the story you choose in the intro paragraph** hook/attention getter, thesis/main claim, support for your claim throughout the essay, analysis and reasoning as to why your argument is reasonable and probable, a conclusion that reinstates key points of your essay and discusses themeMLA format: double spaced, 12pt font, proper heading, works cited page**Remember, this is nota summary assignment or a book report, but ananalysisof literature through literary theory and criticism to help you reach a deeper understanding of the text**

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