In a 3-page paper, we ask that you develop and argue a thesis of your choosing.
You need to begin your paper by giving us details about the show you are working with. Thus, your
introduction needs to include:
-The title of the show (I Love Lucy)
-The title of the episode (“Lucy Does a TV Commercial”)
-A VERY brief summary of the plot (as in one to two sentences)
In order to produce a successful paper, you need to have a consistent argument that you develop. To do so,
you need to have at least 3 body paragraphs which include:
-A topic sentence which specifies what argument you will be making in each paragraph
-Evidence from the show
-Explanation of how the evidence supports your argument
-Explanation of how the paragraph supports your thesis
Your paper needs to be in PRESENT TENSE, 12 point Times New Roman, Double-spaced.
EXAMPLE THESIS (do not use):
In the I Love Lucy, “the diet” episode the mise en scene displays women’s oppression based on clothing,
relationship status, and job opportunities. Body positioning, music, and laugh track