Charlotte Perkins Gillman: “The Yellow Wallpaper” The essay shall be in MLA for

Charlotte Perkins Gillman: “The Yellow Wallpaper”
The essay shall be in MLA format. Essays not in MLA format will lose up to 20% of points.
A full twenty percent (20%) of your grade will come from a four to six page essay that you shall write to the following specifications:
This essay should be on “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gillman. The essay should be on themes that are found in Gillman’s works.
You should explain how a particular theme is treated or developed in Gillman’s works.
You should write an essay of at least four to six full double-spaced pages with a clear thesis statement. The thesis is the first sentence of the essay I will read. This thesis should, without announcing, lay out a clear blueprint for the discussion to come. It should be the last sentence of your introduction. Individual paragraph topic sentences should be simple, clear, and directly support the thesis statement. Your essay must have a Works Cited page in proper MLA format. The Works Cited page does not count toward the length of the essay. The essay should be professional, double-spaced, and in Times New Roman 12pt font. You should make use of four to six outside sources for this essay, not including your text. Consult Purdue for more information on properly citing sources and creating works cited pages. You must incorporate textual evidence (quotes/details, cited in MLA format) from the outside sources to support the claim(s) you are making in this essay, as well. Every body paragraph should contain at least one MLA quote. Write original material. Do not just fill up the paragraph with quotes; make your quotes short. Quotes should usually be only one sentence long. Do not excessively quote from the story. In this essay you are only allowed to quote the story twice, and the quotes should be limited to one sentence; the rest of your quotes should be from literary criticisms. Works cited page at the end.

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