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Develop a thesis for literary analysis
ONE WORK: Writing your thesis
In (Name of Work), (Full Name of Author) (uses, employs, relies, utilizes), (device/strategy/technique), and (device/strategy/technique) to (show, reveal, emphasize, argue, reinforce, insist, point out) that (effect/purpose/theme).
Possible Thesis Statements:
In Swamplandia, by Karen Russel, the author uses a first person POV, an admiring tone, and kinesthetic word choice to depict the theme that people have different sides to them that various people see.
Through the use of vivid imagery and an admirable tone, Karen Russell shows how a child can recognize the different roles that their parents can play