Writing Prompt for Writing Project #1

Writing Project #1 challenges you to integrate the following components of your analytical essay:

Thesis
The central focus is supported by all elements of the essay.
Please place your thesis statement, one or two sentences long, within your first or second paragraph.

Descriptive Writing
Craft a detailed description of the work of art you’ve chosen, as if you were depicting it for a friend who has been blind from birth!

Research
Using library.northeastern.edu or google.com or scholar.google.com, integrate information pertinent to your thesis about the artist and/or the work.

Interpretation / Analysis
What do you think is the significance or meaning of the work? What makes it interesting for you? (There are no correct or incorrect answers to this question.)

Concept Map
Construct a logic tree showing the hierarchy and interrelation of the concepts within your analytical essay.

MLA Citation Format
Use humanities citation format; see https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/2/10/ .
Include a Works Cited page.

Length
5 – 7 pages (1,250 – 1,750 words)
double-spaced
12 point font

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