English and Literature

This 5-7 page essay should demonstrate your ability to interpret and analyze Marilynne Robinson’s novel Gilead with the support of scholarly secondary sources. This assignment requires you to defend a research topic of your choosing with a succinct but appropriately worded thesis statement. Your thesis should reflect an idea and subject area related to literary analysis, but feel free to make the topic related to your academic interests. Your argument should reveal that you have achieved a richer, more informed reading of the novel by drawing from outside sources