Project #76336 - "The Black Cat" Essay

Use the following prompts to write a researched, well-written 3-5 page essay with a strategically placed thesis that is supported with details from the text and at least two pieces of secondary research (what someone else says about it). You may use as many questions for the story that you chose as needed to fill out your page requirement. (3-5 pages). Use quotes and summaries in the essay to prove your point. Prompts: • Do the use of italics and capital letters help set the tone of the story? If so, how? Would the story have been better or worse without these touches? • Does "The Black Cat" remind you of any other stories you've read, or movies you've seen? What are the similarities, differences? • Is this story relevant to you, and your life? Why or why not? • How do you feel about cats? Did the story effect your emotions? Hurt your feelings? If so, how? If not, why? • Does the story gives any clues as to how or by whom the fire was started? If so, what are they? If not, does this comment on the story as a whole in some significant way? Please include a citation page in MLA formatting. Rubric: 1. Thesis: (up to 10 points) The writer's thesis statement is a clear, specific, and significant assertion that serves to unify the remainder of the essay. 2. Introduction: (up to 10 points) The writer sufficiently introduces the essay's thesis with an opening strategy designed to catch the reader's interest. 3. Organization/Development: (up to 10 points) The writer presents the essay in an organized fashion and sufficiently and logically develops the ideas set forth in the thesis of the essay, avoiding generalizations in favor of specific supporting details and evidence. 4. Paragraphs: (up to 10 points) The writer's body paragraphs begin with clear topic sentences, remain unified, use transitional words and phrases among the sentences to create coherence, and are themselves sufficiently developed. 5. Audience and Purpose: (up to 10 points) The writer demonstrates a clear rhetorical purpose and employs rhetorical strategies, tone, and content appropriate for the audience. 6. Documentation: (up to 10 points) The writer displays familiarity with the conventions of the MLA documentation style. 7. Conclusion: (up to 10 points) The writer includes a concluding section which contains a closing strategy and restates the thesis. 8. Content:(up to 10 points) The writer generates content that shows an appropriate level of complex, critical thought and exhibits a unique insight into the subject matter. 9. Spelling and Punctuation: (up to 10 points) There are no more than five errors in spelling and punctuation 10. Sentence Structure and Grammar: (up to 10 points) There are no more than five sentences with errors in style, grammar, or sentence structure.

Subject English
Due By (Pacific Time) 07/14/2015 05:15 am
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