Literary Analysis Essay

Write an analysis to interpret literature
Purpose: To apply critical thinking and analysis in your writing
Requirements: 850-1,000 wds, a double-spaced typed page, and only your analysis! No outside research. Make sure to add a creative title. This is your work so please make it stand out!
Topic: Read Haruki Murakami’s “Sleep”
Here are some questions to consider:

  1. What is your thesis—the main idea of the essay?
  2. What does the language of the text symbolize or suggest?
    Focus on the story and the character—not the author.
    Focus on metaphor, analogy, symbolism
  3. What are some underlying themes (message) of the story?
    Focus on the importance of the story and its meaning

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