Ompare and Contrast The Secret Life of Walter Mittyand The Story of an Hour”

The paper should be organized around your thesis (argument), which is the main point of the entire essay. When developing a thesis
for a comparative paper, consider how a comparison of the works provides deeper insight into the topic of your paper (i.e., think about why
you have chosen to look at these particular works in relation to one another). In your analysis, consider the relationships among the following elements: (Remember: Each count for 2.5/10 points on your draft and 7/25 points on your final paper)
Content a Are the characters the same? Is the setting different between the two? Is the theme (themes are listed above) told outright or did you have to a?think outside of the boxa? to determine its meaning?
Form (e.g., short story vs. poem) a Is one literary work a ballad or a play? Is one literary work 6 paragraphs long while the other is 5 sentences long? Why do you think there is a difference between the form of the works?
Style a Is the tone the same between the two works? Does the language differ between the two works? Is it the same? Does one work use metaphors, while the other uses similes?
Assignment Requirements

Theme: Your paper must address one of the themes listed.
Length: Your draft should be six to ten double-spaced pages in length (excluding title and reference page)
Sources: Utilize at least six scholarly sources to support your thesis (including the course text and at least two sources from the Ashford Online Library).
APA: Your draft must be formatted to APA (6th edition) style.
Separate Title Page: Must include an original title
Separate Reference Page
Proper Citations: All sources must be properly cited, both within the text and in a separate reference page.
Elements of Academic Writing: (All academic papers should include these elements.)
Introduction with a thesis statement
Supporting paragraphs
Conclusion
Be sure that the paper contains at least six pages of content. This requirement means you should submit a paper that
contains eight pages (Title page + 6 double-spaced pages of text + Reference page 8 pages).

Clugston, R. W. (2010). Journey into literature. San Diego, California: Bridgepoint Education, Inc.