One of the common tasks in academia (and in life in general) is to uncover information and organize it into a coherent and well-reasoned argument. Nineteen Eighty-Four has a number of themes that make the story rather complex upon deeper analysis. Some of these themes include:
Task: Using the comments you received for Assignment 3, make revisions and improve the essay. You must continue to use a minimum of five sources (in MLA format), three of which have not been used in this course.
NOTE: SINCE LITERARY TEXTS ARE FICTIONAL AND DO NOT NECESSARILY PORTRAY REALITY ACCURATELY, LITERARY WORKS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE SOURCE MATERIAL.
Grading Emphasis: developing an effective subject; writing for appropriate occasion and audience; expressing ideas; spelling; critical analysis; clear statement of conflict and each side’s position; research and use of evidence; appropriate tone; sentence variety; consistent agreement; elimination of non-rhetorical fragments; effective ordering of ideas; effective resolution; punctuation (period, question and exclamation marks, colon, dash, ellipses, parentheses, brackets); formatting; elimination of second person; adoption of formal conventions (i.e., no contractions, using “one” and “we” rather than “I” or “you”); including citations