Goals: To write well-developed analyses of theme using evidence from a text
Opener: Instructions: In your notes, look at the following thesis statements carefully. Break each one down into 3-4 main arguments. Title this “Lord of the Flies essay notes.”
Thesis 1: In Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, one of the main themes is how conflicts between families and groups can lead to unintentional tragedy because younger generations may get caught in the middle. As Romeo and Juliet meet and fall in love, they begin to encounter more and more difficulties keeping their relationship a secret, and eventually this drives them to create dangerous plans to meet that lead to their deaths.
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