Essay 1: Analysis of The Raven
Write a two-page literary analysis. Include APA citation within your essay and a properly APA formatted reference page as a final page. (You will have a minimum of 4 pages to submit: 1 title page, at least 2 full pages of writing, and 1 reference page at the end.)
“The Raven” depicts the verbal interaction between the speaker and the raven. Analyze why the conversation results in the speaker becoming increasingly more miserable. Support your analysis by providing specific details from the poem to explain why.
Step One: Follow procedures for writing a literary analysis.
Writing Lab: Literary Analysis Writing
You will also want to be sure that you understand the rubric your instructor will use to evaluate your writing. You can find that in the writing lab in the video entitled “Writing Rubric Overview.”
Step Two: Use the essay planning instructions to complete the prewriting for your essay.
English 9 Essay 1 How to Write a Literary Analysis.pdf
Because your essay will require you to use APA format to cite your sources, be sure you’re collecting the right information and writing down lines from the poem accurately as you plan.
Writing Lab: Evidence and APA Citation
You will also include a reference page using APA format. This page will be the final page of your essay. Here is an example of how to cite your online textbook using APA format on the reference page:
Poe, E. (n.d). “The Raven.” https://www.excelhighschool.com