Essay 2: Please consider the assignment instructions for Essay 2. Then submit a draft of no less than 500 words that addresses these questions about The
How are the author using their fiction to make statements about the worlds around them?
What are the statements these stories are making?
How is the short story a form that is able to make an impact?
Please be sure to have a clear thesis statement.
Keep the following in mind:
For the essay you must:
Develop a thesis that argues what sort of statement the author is trying to make?
Use the literary terms you’ve learned as key terms to analyze moments in the text that support your thesis?
Support your thesis with close reading of the text and the writerly decisions
Support your thesis with a breakdown of the short story itself as well as the form.
Consider the socio-historical context in which the sthort story exists