QUESTION – Consider Tim O’Brien’s “The Things They Carried.” What does the story suggest about leadership?
DIRECTIONS- Use your answer to formulate a thesis statement. Support your thesis in a 5 paragraph essay of 650-1000 words.Essay must include an introductory paragraph that contains your thesis statement, 3 body paragraphs supporting your thesis that include direct quotations from the text, and a concluding paragraph that sums up your thesis and main points. Remember, each of the 3 body paragraphs should be organized around one point that supports your thesis and contain at least one direct quotation from the text to illustrate your point. The quoted material must be integrated into the body of your sentence.
MLA Style – Works Cited Page:
(For all entries: If the work you are citing lacks a particular element of the citation, i.e. edition, editor’s name or volume #, skip that element and proceed to the next element).
To cite an essay, short story or poem from an anthology (a collection) such as Literature: Approaches to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama, Critical Survey of Short Fiction, etc.:
Author Last name, First name. “Title of work.” Title of Anthology. Ed. Editor’s First
Name Last Name. Edition (if other than 1st). Vol. Volume #. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year. Page range. Medium.
Faulkner, William. “Barn Burning.” Literature: Approaches to Fiction, Poetry, and
Drama. Ed. Robert DiYanni. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw Hill, 2008. 352-364. Print