Discusses some of the influences of other writers that can be seen in the works of the subjects.

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.