Using Romeo and Juliet:
Write a critical essay. You must do 3 things in this essay:
love as presented in
of the texts we’ve
love according to your own
interpretation. Clearly identify your definition of love
and the definition of love in the literature you’ve chosen.
Do this by
and using the
we’ve used in class discussions.
and write clearly about what the story says
about love, and ground those ideas in the
cultural context of the work
. Does your opinion
about love support or contradict the story’s definition?
Use textual evidence
to back up your argument. In
other words, use direct quotes, summaries, or
paraphrases from the actual stories, and cite them
correctly according to
MLA style documentation
of the essay must be at least 500 words