Post your tentative thesis statement for your literary analysis essay on Sula. Remember that a thesis takes a position about your topic. You are making a kind of argument, an argument that supports a particular analysis of the novel.
When you are done posting your thesis, reply to at least one classmate’s post. In your response, provide constructive feedback to your classmate about what id one well and what can be improved. One good strategy involves summarizing the thesis by saying, “The idea you want to prove is . . . .” By doing this, you will be able to provide useful feedback about your classmate’s thesis, and, in the process, think about how well your own thesis conveys your position.
Your discussion post will be graded according to the following criteria:
- 80% – Clearly focused thesis that takes a position on the selected topic