Review of Literature ——American Lit After 1875

Can you help me understand this English question?

This assignment will be 750 words in which you analyze at least three secondary sources. Grammar and content will be evaluated.

The assignment should follow this outline.

A. INTRODUCTION 1. Defines and identifies the topic and establishes the reason for the literature review. 2. Points to general trends in what has been published about the topic. 3. Explains the criteria used in analyzing and comparing articles.

B. BODY OF THE REVIEW 1. Groups articles into thematic clusters, or subtopics. Clusters may be grouped together chronologically, thematically, or methodologically (see below for more on this). 2. Proceeds in a logical order from cluster to cluster. 3. Emphasizes the main findings or arguments of the articles in the student’s own words. Keeps quotations from sources to an absolute minimum.

C. CONCLUSION 1. Summarizes the major themes that emerged in the review and identifies areas of controversy in the literature. 2. Pinpoints strengths and weaknesses among the articles (innovative methods used, gaps in research, problems with theoretical frameworks, etc.). 3. Concludes by formulating questions that need further research within the topic, and provides some insight into the relationship between that topic and the larger field of study or discipline.

Review of Literature should adhere to MLA conventions throughout.

This assignment should focus on secondary critcal sources that analyze your primary text. DO NOT analyzes American literature in general. Secondary sources are sources that analyze your primary text . The primary text is the story, poem or play that you are analyzing in your final research paper.

the topic is (please see the attachment)

I have one primary source( Cate Chopin’s The Story of an hour ) , you should find three secondary sources which is closed to the topic and primary source. Secondary sources are sources that analyze your primary textCate Chopin’s The Story of an hour ) .

Write according to the following format

The first paragraph: introduction + theme + primary source (Cate Chopin’s The Story of an hour)

The second paragraph: analysis of secondary source # 1

The 3th paragraph: analysis of secondary source # 2

The 4th paragraph: analysis of secondary source # 3

The ast paragraph: conclusion+themes + questions

Please read the attachment before starting to write. I may not have clearly stated the topic, but the attachment has detailed topics.