Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Senior English--Tuesdays with Morrie Analysis Essay Ideas

  • The introduction could start off with a definition of "literary nonfiction" using information from the first source included within the assignment packet.
  • The thesis statement for the essay should probably include the title Tuesdays with Morrie, the term "literary communion," and a brief response to the "so what?" question.
  • Potential topics for discussion within the essay include: a definition of literary nonfiction, a definition of literary communion, an argument proving that Tuesdays with Morrie contains literary communion (and therefore is literary nonfiction), and an explanation of "what Albom was up to" when he decided to purposefully use food/meals throughout the memoir.