Value Of Literature
Essay 4 InstructionsOver the past few months, we’ve read poems, a play, short stories, and creative nonfiction. Choose at least two of the assigned works from this semester (see the Course Schedule for the list) and explain what insights, understanding, or empathy can be gained from reading them. What is the value of literature that deals with such topics or perspectives?Use information from at least one secondary source from the databases to assist in your analysis and at least one of the TED Talks to support your argument.Ted Talks LinksRequirements:Write an essay of at least 1200 words in response to the above prompt. This includes the first word of the essay to the last word of the essay; the essay title, heading, and Works Cited page are not included in the word count.Follow the MLA Format instructions from Module 0.Use information from at least four sources as explained above.Use in-text, parenthetical citations in MLA format each time you paraphrase, summarize, or quote directly from the 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.Essays that do not meet the requirements of the assignment will not receive a passing grade.