For this essay, explore the question of how literary works address the women’s suffrage movement. More specifically, argue for how the chosen text(s) contribute to the debate over suffrage or to today’s understanding of the movement.
How literary works address the women’s suffrage movement
Although literature is often distinguished from other types of writing such as journalism, history, or other nonfiction genres, literary texts can and do take up significant real-life issues, debates, and events as their subject; poems and play, written during the suffrage movement in the U.S. or reflecting on that movement a century later, illustrate this.
For this essay, explore the question of how literary works address the women’s suffrage movement. More specifically, argue for how the chosen text(s) contribute to the debate over suffrage or to today’s understanding of the movement. For example, you could consider the angle or focus the writer chooses and how that angle or focus works to shape aspects of the text such as message, choices in characters, theme, emphasis, etc. How do they make use of the genre of poetry or drama to convey their message, and what might its impact be as a result of using that genre? Build your argument by referring to and drawing on your assigned poem as your main illustration and support. Also by using two secondary sources. The secondary sources are listed below.
Successful essays will:
Firstly, demonstrate careful analysis of the poem(s)
Secondly, Display an understanding of the literary texts and/or of related issues through the incorporation of appropriate and carefully selected sources.
Thirdly, Bring source material into the argument through the use of summary, quotation. Or paraphrase by selecting the format you judge to be most effective in each case.
Fourthly, introduce the quotes or summary (relevance + original context + signal phrase) and sentences of explanation after it.
Further, Use an appropriate and logical organizational strategy that is conveyed through sub-claims.
Additionally, Have an introduction with a clear, arguable central claim, body paragraphs with evidence and discussion of its relevance, and a concluding paragraph.
Also, Make an argument and not simply present a report on suffrage.
Finaly, Provide correct MLA parenthetical citation and documentation on a Works. Cited page of all sources.