OMPARE AND CONTRAST TWO WORKS OF LITRATURE THAT FALL UNDER THE SAME THEME

Final Paper

Write an eightto ten-page paper, in which you compare and contrast two literary works from this course that share the same theme (using the a?Themes & Corresponding Worksa? list, below, as a guide).

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:

Content
Form (e.g., short story vs. poem)
Style
Assignment Requirements

Topic: Must address one of the topics in the guidelines
Length: Your draft should be eight to ten double-spaced pages in length (excluding title and reference page)
Sources: Utilize at least six scholarly sources to support your thesis
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
*Themes & Corresponding Works

Choose only two of the works within your selected theme.
RACE/ETHNICITY
Country Lovers (Gordimer)
The Welcome Table (Walker)
What Itas Like to Be a Black Girl (Smith)
Child of the Americas (Morales)

GENDER ROLES/MARRIAGE
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (Thurber)
Iam Going (Bernard)
The Story of an Hour (Chopin)
The Necklace (de Mauppassant)
The Proposal (Chechov)
Country Lovers (Gordimer)

**TWO STORIES HAVE TO BE SELECTED FROM ONE OF THE ABOVE GROUPS(BOTH STORIES HAVE TO COME FROM THE SAME GROUP)TO BE COMPARED AND CONTRASTED**