English essay

Write an essay that compares and contrasts “The Nose” by Nikolai Gogol to another magical
realist story, focusing mainly on the tone of the two stories. How does their tone differ? What
does their tone have in common?
Your second story should be one that you find through research, but make sure it fits the
magical realist genre. Look back over the lesson and ask yourself if it has the appropriate tone
and subject matter. Consider what evidence from both stories best supports your claim (or
thesis), and make sure you present this evidence in the form of quotes and paraphrases. Also
make sure you avoid plagiarism.
Your essay should include the following elements:
● A claim that explains how you’re comparing and contrasting your two stories in the
● An introduction paragraph that grabs the reader’s attention, gives background
information, and presents the claim
● Body paragraphs that give reasons and evidence for why readers should believe your
● Evidence in the form of quotes and paraphrases from both stories
● A conclusion paragraph that reminds readers of your claim and reasons, and leaves
readers with a lasting impression
You should have completed a draft of this assignment in t

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