Provide a character analysis for one of the protagonists / speakers in a work assigned in this unit. What does s/he look like? Describe his/her personality. How do the physical, cultural, and historical settings affect this personas choices and motivations? What can be understood about his/her past through the words and actions in this text?
Use specific evidence from the text to support and illustrate your analysis.
Write a paragraph of at least 300 words in response to the above prompt; this includes the first word of the response to the last word of the response; the title, heading, and Work(s) Cited page are not included in the word count. Please submit a paragraph rather than an essay.
Follow the MLA Format instructions from Module 0.
Use in-text, parenthetical citations in MLA format each time you paraphrase, summarize, or quote directly from your source.
Include a corresponding MLA-formatted Works Cited page.
Use third-person academic voice. Do NOT use first person (I, me, my, we, us, our) or second person (you, your).
Use the literary present tense (say “the narrator writes in her journal” not “the narrator wrote in her journal”).
Save and submit your work as either Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) or a Rich Text Document (.rtf).
The Originality Report generated by Turn It In must not exceed 25%. Submit work early to review the report and contact your instructor with questions.
Responses that do not meet the requirements of the assignment will not receive a passing grade.
Phenomenal Woman by Angelou
On the Amtrak from Boston to New York City by Alexie
The Negro Speaks of Rivers by Hughes
The Story of an Hour by Chopin
Woman Hollering Creek by Cisneros
A Death in Texas by Earle
Trifles by Glaspell