Strong paragraphs contain sentences unified around one central, controlling idea.
Quotations should be their own sentences in your paper.
Literary analysis papers should be written from the first person point of view.
Literary analysis papers are written using present tense.
The thesis statement tells your reader what to expect: it is a precisely worded declarative sentence that states the purpose of your essay -- the point you are trying to make. It includes the title of the work, the author, a regular verb, and, of course, the point you are making.