Basics: 2-3 pages, typed, double-spaced, complete sentences, underlining book titles, spelling, proper grammar, logical organization, written in third person..........20 points
Quotations: Uses three quotes properly (cited, introduced, explained)..........25 points
Content: Presents a thesis statement and thoroughly addresses, supports, and analyzes it..........35 points
Intro/Conclusion: Intro grabs the reader's attention, conclusion wraps it all up and leaves the reader thinking..........20 points
The Options: (Choose one)
1. How does Arthur Miller portray the idea of power in this play? Who has it and who doesn't? How does that affect the events of the play?
2. In The Crucible, Miller suggests that sacrifices may be necessary to restore the social order. Discuss the sacrifices made by two characters and whether they were necessary to restore social order?
3. Is maintaining a good name more important than the truth? Analyze the actions of one or two characters to support your discussion.
PLEASE BRING TWO COPIES OF YOUR FIRST DRAFT TO CLASS ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 22