“The New Therapist” and “I Knew Whatever Was in Front of Me” by Claudia Rankine

“The New Therapist” and “I Knew Whatever Was in Front of Me” by Claudia Rankine

Write an essay of at least three full pages, Times New Roman, font size 12, double spaced, analyzing the prose poems “The New Therapist” and “I Knew Whatever Was in Front of Me” by Claudia Rankine. Use examples and quotations from the two prose poems in order to support your ideas

Write an essay of at least three full pages, Times New Roman, font size 12, double spaced, analyzing the prose poems “The New Therapist” and “I Knew Whatever Was in Front of Me” by Claudia Rankine. Use examples and quotations from the two prose poems in order to support your ideas. Do not copy any random ideas or words from the Internet; that is called plagiarism and it results in failing the course. Save the draft in Word and post it through an attachment. Do not paste it in the message. Use as many words as possible from the lesson about poetry from Week #8, including speaker, persona, metaphor, simile, personification, diction, alliteration, assonance, repetition, parallelism, and so on. Underline these words every time you use them and use as many of them as you can. Here are some questions to help you develop your analysis: What is the common theme of these poems? Who is the speaker in each poem? What are the main ideas in each of the two poems? What are some of the figures of speech used, such as metaphor, simile, personification? Give examples. How does the poet make music with words? Give examples of alliteration, assonance, repetition, parallelism, and so on. Deadlines: the first draft, of at least three full pages, and the Works Cited page, which is page #4, are due on Saturday, March 27th at 9PM and is worth 50 points. Your FOUR Secondary Entries, of at least 50 words each, are due on Sunday, March 28th, at 9 PM. The thesis should be very narrow and specific, formulated in such a way so that it can be covered in depth in your essay. Underline the thesis. Support. Check if your paragraphs are well developed and focused on a main idea that is clearly announced in each topic sentence. Underline each topic sentence. Use examples and quotations from the two poems in order to support your ideas. Use quotations and paraphrases according to the MLA format. Format. In its revised form, your essay should be at least three pages long, double-spaced, Times New Roman, font size 12, according to the MLA style. Editing. Read your essay out loud in order to catch any editing problems related to spelling, punctuation, and grammar. Help: If you need help, submit your essay to Writing Center or stop by during my office hours before your draft is due. Add a Works Cited page, which is worth one letter grade. Your Works Cited page should have two entries, one for each of the two prose poems. Do not use any outside sources. Works Cited

https://poets.org/poem/citizen-vi-i-knew-whatever-was-front-me-was-happeninghttp://sites.utexas.edu/humanitiesinstitute/2020/07/07/an-excerpt-from-claudia-rankines-citizen-an-american-lyric/

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