This is a short essay that compares a common theme or motif in two works of literature.
Choose two works of literature that we have studied so far in this course.
At least one of these works must be from Unit 3 or 4.
Choose a common theme, topic, or motif in these two works.
Your essay should explore the following:
Similarities and differences between how the two works treat your theme, topic, or motif.
The significance of your theme, topic, or motif.
The main point you want to make about the theme, topic, or motif—in other words, an argumentative thesis statement.
Details from the literary works that support your thesis statement.
This essay should follow the basic introduction, body, conclusion structure learned in College Composition.