Write an in MLA format analyzing how the way a poem works interacts with what it has to say. In other words, you will examine how an element of a poem helps to communicate that poem’s theme. Pick one element from the list below, and write a 400-600 word essay on how that element works to communicate one possible theme of the poem. YOU determine the theme, as you see it.
This essay must be 100% original work.
This essay must be written in a formal, academic tone. That means no “I,” no “you,” and no contractions. Write as if your audience is a room full of very serious English professors.
The best essays use direct quotes from the poems to help support the thesis. Do not use block quotes in a paper this short. I would advise you to quote about once per paragraph, with no more than a line or two of poetry in each quote.
This essay must be written in MLA format.
Poem to use for essay:
“The Tyger” by William Blake
Title; “The Tyger” by William Blake
Length; 2 pages (550 words)