Paper 2: Literary Analysis (Two Texts), Comparison Due April 24th, hard copy, in class Requirements: 5+ pages; 5+ outside sources (meaning at least 7 total sources in the Works Cited); perfect MLA Style Paper 2 will be a Literary Analysis. Your job for Paper 2 is to compare the LITERARY ELEMENTS of two texts that we have read in class (or a text that is in our textbook) throughout the entire paper. The paper may focus on any aspect of the story, like character, symbol, imagery, language, specific scenes or moments, tone, themes, or implications. The paper’s thesis should be ARGUMENTATIVE. Biography/history/background should be limited to one paragraph. Sample thesis statements: James Joyce’s “Araby” and John Updike’s “A & P” feature male characters who are superficially obsessed with a young woman as a symbolic longing for a life-altering event.