5 Oct. Sources & Storm

Part I. Article & Annotation

Please complete the following tasks:
  • 1. Review the requirements for Blog Post 2
  • 2. Take 10 mins and search for a scholarly source in the MLA database
  • 3. How does the article you chose relate to the paper prompt and/or the claim you drafted?

Part II. Using Secondary Sources

Please consider the following as you write your Literary Analysis Essays:
  • 1. How can you incorporate secondary material into your argument/analysis?
  • 2. Where does secondary analysis belong and what does it do?
  • 3. How can you revise your annotations into the final draft of your analysis paper?

1. “They say, I say”: Joining a Conversation

2. Developing Argument: Context & Defining Terms3. A Gloss to Your Close Reading

Part III.Close Reading

Organize yourselves into groups of five, read the passage assigned to your group, and then (10-15mins)

1. provide a brief summary of the passage; 2. describe/point out at least two key rhetorical figures/literary devices (metaphor, meter/rhyme, tone, etc.); and 3. explain how your passage may sustain (also support/enhance) an argument about the relationship between The History of King Lear and Nature; 4. Have member of your group write your findings on the white board.

  • Group One: 9.49-60
  • Group Two: 11.24-33
  • Group Three: 11.91-98
  • Group Four: 11.115-122
  • Group Five: 13.70-75

The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp. Rembrandt, 1632