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Outward Conformity, Inward Questioning Will and Greg Greg and Will Will and Greg Greg and Will
Introduction “In a novel or play that you have studied, identify a character who outwardly conforms while questioning inwardly. Then write an essay in which you analyze how this tension between outward conformity and inward questioning contributes to the meaning of the work.”
Intro. Cont’d What is the prompt specifically asking you to write about? What words tell you this directly? (Wendler) Create an identifiable thesis that directly addresses the question
Pertinent Information Outward Conformity Student Overprotective Brother Living Conditions Pawning Practices Relatively Close to Family and Friends
Analysis Juxtaposition of outward conformity and internal strife highlights thematic concerns Self punishment/Societal punishment Thesis it up baby! (come up with a better thesis that takes into account what we have discussed)
All Roads Lead To Theme Extraordinary People Self-reconciliation Aversion to Punishment Necessity of Punishment Alienation
Literary Buzzwords Juxtaposition Dénouement Foreshadowing Hubris Motif Theme We won’t actually make you write another thesis, but you really should be able to come up with a nice one using at least two of these literary terms, yes?
Disclaimer! In the pandemonium of a true prompt- taking environment, certain steps of this process may be altered in consideration of time constraints.