For your Book Analysis, you will try to convince Dr. Beauchesne that your critical analysis and opinion of your book is correct. In the Critical Analysis section of the Book Analysis, you will use your course readings and external sources to provide examples and terminology, as well as to build your evidence and arguments. See Use Your Sources for guidelines and instructions on incorporating your sources into your Book Analysis.
Argumentative Essay Format
Your Book Analysis should have an introduction, a body, and a conclusion:
1. Introduction: summarizes what you will write and puts it into context
2. Body (Critical Analysis): presents the main points of the essay, with each paragraph representing one aspect of your analysis. Each paragraph should include a topic sentence, evidence, analysis, and a transition sentence:
4. Body (Personal Opinion): presents the main points of your personal opinions about your book, with each paragraph representing one aspect of your opinions about the book. Each paragraph should include a topic sentence, your reasoning, and a transition sentence:
4. Conclusion: summarizes what you wrote and what you learned