In the short story “A Time of Wolves” the isolation of the prairies drives some early pioneers to madness and makes others stronger.
As a pioneer woman, Alma overcomes the loneliness and isolation of the prairies by facing her fears and overcoming challenges, while Sarah gives in to her fears and allows them to control her.
Now let’s try this with the Twelfth Night.
Essay prompt: In the play there are several characters who are imprisoned in some way. What message is Shakespeare giving about imprisonment? (This is the theme). Choose three characters that are confined and discuss the nature of their confinement, and how each helps to develop the theme.
Jot notes- Who is imprisoned? In what manner?
Theme: What is the message about imprisonment that can be applied to life in general?
Thesis: Answer the prompt above.
Directional Statement: How are you going to prove your thesis? Give three examples