Essay Four

200 Points (20% of Total Course Grade)


  • All essays are to be typed in 12 point font, double-spaced, with one-inch margins, and with citations and other formatting also done in MLA documentation style. (Note: you may use another documentation style, such as APA, but you must notify me at the start of the semester what you plan to us.)
  • You must write and submit your essays via KSU Google Docs.
  • You are also encouraged to save a copy of the paper (download it) to your personal computer.
  • You must include a Works Cited page (MLA) or a References (APA).


The topic is open: the central focus of your topic must be the book and other seven works that you have selected.  The challenge is to develop thesis statement that unites these eight works together into a meaningful way.