Assignment Overview: For this assignment, you will write a complete essay in res
Assignment Overview: For this assignment, you will write a complete essay in response to one of the prompts below. A successful essay will utilize the close-reading skills we have been practicing in our class, and will contain: A clear introduction and conclusion A “thesis statement” or answer to the prompt that is clearly stated in the introduction and developed throughout the essay. Focused body paragraphs that contain direct examples and quotes that support your interpretations of the poems. Accurate and appropriate application of literary terms (such as stanza, imagery, etc.) in your analysis and interpretation. Language that is generally grammatically accurate. Length and Formatting Requirements: 3 pages typed, double-spaced, size 12 Times New Roman font In-Text Citations in MLA format. Example: (Heaney, Lines 5-6). Essay Prompt: While the speaker in “Digging” describes his memories of his father and grandfather through most of the poem, he also reflects on his own identity as a writer. What do you think the speaker means when he says that he’ll “dig” with his pen?

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