Purpose (Textual Analysis Essay): To effectively communicate in writing a meaningful and logical argument which demonstrates a careful reading of at least two texts read in class showing the student’s ability to (i) analyze beyond the surface of these texts; (ii) to connect ideas between texts; and (iii) engage the student’s intellectual curiosity over ideas the authors contribute to the Great Conversation.
1. Word Count: Min. 1500 words (Note this is a minimum requirement. Just because you hit the minimum word count does not mean your essay is complete.)
2. The two texts to be compared and analyzed: The Freedom of a Christian by Martin Luther and Macbeth by Shakespeare
Ideas to connect between the two texts:
-Power Dynamics/Abuse of Power
-Oppressors Vs Oppressed
PLEASE LIMIT OUTSIDE EVIDENCE. PLEASE DO NOT DO OUTSIDE RESEARCH.