The Importance of Being Earnest

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Discuss how irony helped a character in the play The Importance of Being Earnest. How does the medium of theater work to propel this concept?_x000D_
Discuss the concept of upside-down worlds in the play The Importance of Being Earnest. How does the medium of theater work to propel this concept?_x000D_
You should work on answering the question as related to the play. How you answer the initial question in the introduction will help you to develop your thesis. There is no need to include a summary of the play, as your instructor has read the stories; instead focus on writing a reader-response (Links to an external site.) essay, or choose a literary theory for the basis of your analysis. The following video provides a great introduction to writing a thesis for your literary analysis:_x000D_
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For each main point that you select, support that point with quotes from the play, and then share your analysis of how and why the main point and evidence/quotes/examples fit together._x000D_
Be sure to refer to Module 0 should you have questions about developing an academic paragraph._x000D_
Your writing should use one of the traditions of critical literary theory. (Links to an external site.) Use third-person point of view._x000D_
For a successful critical thinking assignment, you must do the following:_x000D_
Have a strong thesis statement (Links to an external site.)that you craft after constructing your evidence-based paragraphs (Links to an external site.)._x000D_
Use specific textual support from the text in the body of your paper._x000D_
Apply literary terms and theory to provide analysis and rationale for your assertions._x000D_
Include quotations with your close readings. This is important so you can work to analyze the author’s words and is an essential part of literary analysis._x000D_
Proofread for errors in spelling, grammar, and writing mechanics. Vary sentence structure and sentence length to add interest._x000D_
Writing Requirements_x000D_
Should be 2-3 pages in length (not counting the title page and references page)_x000D_
Minimum of two scholarly references in addition to the course textbook (The CSU Global Library is a good place to find these references.)_x000D_
Use template paper located in the module folder_x000D_
Follow correct APA guidelines found in CSU Global Writing Center (Links to an external site.) with regard to the following:_x000D_
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Margins and spacing_x000D_
References page (Cite primary and secondary sources.)_x000D_
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