“Excellent literary analysis requires selecting specific details from a text and organizing them in a manner that proves a particular thesis. I have worked individually with young writers for many years to help them develop these skills.”

-Marion

Marion looking at article with student writer, who is holding a highlighter.

Examples

Within each of the writing samples, you will find my assessment of why they are high quality. It is through a combination of hard work and a bit of fun that these writers came to understand the characteristics of effective expository writing. Perhaps more importantly, they are extremely proud of their written work!