Milestone One: Literary Analysis Proposal
November 2, 2022
For this milestone, students will write a literary analysis proposal that briefly describes key
elements of their final paper. The proposal should identify two texts chosen from the class
readings, a common theme in these texts, and 1–2 literary device(s) that illustrate(s) this theme
in both novels.
To best facilitate this activity:
1. Create an announcement that reviews the milestone and includes a link to the
2. Use the Milestone One Rubric to grade this assignment.
3. Return graded assignments to students in a timely manner.
4. Remind students that they should be making revisions to the milestone documents
based on instructor feedback and should incorporate their revised drafts into their final paper.