I’m studying for my English class and don’t understand how to answer this. Can you help me study?
Background: In class, we’ve been working in pairs and in groups to translate poetry from Japanese and Vietnamese to Englsh nothat process, we’ve been building a iteray analysis vocabulany in the inside iew we’ve learned the clements of a piece of writing, how we can analvze each of those dlements individually, and how those elements work together to build toward a broader idea and significance.
The task: Use an organized essay to answer the following questions:
1. What is the theme of your translation, and
low do the choices you made in your translation illustrate that theme?
How to do it:
Think of your essay as an explanation of your translation/version of the poem
2. You may explain either a) your whole group’s translation or b) your own poem, if you disagreed , with some of your gronps choi ceswer part 1 the prompt question, and can include part Your thesis sh
. Each body paragraph should include one element/choice/decision in your translation, and how it works to illustrate the theme.
Think of yourself as a teacher-you are explaining how your translation is made, and why it works.
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I essay will:
A successful essay williof.soo words
be d m our final translation at the top of your first page
Inelude a clear, arguable thesis that answers the prompt question and includes a theme : Include support for the thesis in the form of quotes or paraphrase (from your own translation) . Focus on analysis over summary (always answer the “so what?” questioni Go beyond “clarity” and “relatability
– Demonstrate knowledge of literary analysis terms, like point of view, syntax, diction, and metaphor
Demonstrate knowledge of sentence boundaries
– Demonstrate deliberate paragraphing choices (one mainidea per paragraph) Be thoroughly proofread
– Include a title (something other than “Essay #1 Use a 12-point, readable fon Be double-spaced
Include page numbers
Please also include the following information at the top left-hand corner of your first page
Your name o meae
– your instructor’s name the course name and section the essay assignment number
You can refer to the Essay Formatting section on page 3 of your syllabus if you have any questions.