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Outlining

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    187015
  •  Outlining

     

    I.  Introduction to your topic and critical lens

     A. Introduce the book (but assume your reader has read it)

     B. Introduce the critical lens

    C. Introduce your core arguments about the book

    II. Issue #1 Topic Sentence

    A.Introduce a quotation, character, event, conflict or theme of interest from the book using this critical lens

    B. Use at least one quotation to illustrate the idea

    C. Explain your analysis of this quotation, character, event, conflict, or theme from the critical lens

    III.  Issue #2 Topic Sentence

    A.Introduce a quotation, character, event, conflict or theme of interest from the book using this critical lens

    B. Use at least one quotation to illustrate the idea

    C. Explain your analysis of this quotation, character, event, conflict, or theme from the critical lens

    IV.  Issue #3 Topic Sentence (may continue with more issues after this)

    A.Introduce a quotation, character, event, conflict or theme of interest from the book using this critical lens

    B. Use at least one quotation to illustrate the idea

    C. Explain your analysis of this quotation, character, event, conflict, or theme from the critical lens

    V. Summary and Conclusion

    A. Summarize the findings and the most interesting points

    B. Close with a question about the topic—what should your reader continue to think about?



    Great work!  Your next step for this week will be to gather all your ideas from your notes and compile them into an essay outline for the Critical Lens essay. 

    The outline is listed on the left. Use it as a guide as you create your own outline, adding in all your content. To get full credit for this assignment and to make your rough draft writing a breeze, be VERY SPECIFIC in your outline.

    When your outline is complete, submit it in the dropbox.