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Poetry and Prose Short Story Essay Due Monday November 10, 2014  

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MLA Style Guide

  • General MLA Information
  • Citing Books
    Whether it's a book from your collection or one from a library, this link will show you the correct formats to use the citation.
  • Citing Electronic Sources
    Are you ready to make your Works Cited page? Use this link to the Purdue Online Writing Lab to see the correct MLA format to add articles from subscription databases.

    Scroll down to "An Article from an Online Database" to see several examples.

Assignment Details

PURPOSE:  To analyze the effect of the literary techniques used in the short story

ASSIGNMENT:  Select one short story and analyze the way the literary techniques affect the story.  In an essay of 3-5 pages, examine the author’s use of literary techniques through careful study of the story.

Your essay should reflect what you’ve learned about the use of literary terms as they apply to the short story.  You will use integrated direct quotations from the story to support your analysis.

Book Checkouts & Help

If you need help in locating books or specific stories, please ask Mrs. Jinkins.  

LMC Hours:  M-Th 7:15-4:00, F 7:15-3:30



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