For this piece of the Humanities Project, you will submit your topic choice along with your thesis and outline as a single 1-2 page Word document. This outline will be a guide of how your paper will flow.
Your entire introduction and thesis statement should be at least one full paragraph (5-8 lines), with your thesis statement being the last sentence in the paragraph.
You continue now with the Body of the Outline:
First Section – with details from the background of the subjects – to support the thesis. Discusses how the beginning (birth place, education, etc.) of their lives were similar or different in any way.
Second Section – with details from the background of the subjects – to support the thesis. Discusses some of the influences of other writers that can be seen in the works of the subjects.
Third Section – with details from the background of the subjects – to support the thesis. Discusses in detail some of the works of the writers that speak to who the writers are as individuals.
Conclusion – Wraps everything up by referring back to thesis and supporting examples. Be sure to mention both subjects again to reiterate the thesis. Clinch with a closing statement and leave the reader with something to think about.