Show how Voltaire in his novel, Candide, Ambrose Bierce in his short story “A S

Show how Voltaire in his novel, Candide, Ambrose Bierce in his short story “A Son of the Gods” used satire to communicate a major theme or message. Here’s how to complete this essay:
Step 1
Read the following: All items are located in the folder for Weeks 11-12.
Voltaire’s novel, Candide
Ambrose Bierce’s short story, “A Son of the Gods”
Ursula LeGuin’s “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas”
Step 2
Choose one of the above…..just one.
Step 3
Because you are writing a literary-critical essay, you must ask the following question: Once you know your thesis: 1) articulate your thesis; 2) read the scholarly articles and decide how you wish to use them in your essay; 3) look for evidence in the text itself that supports your thesis; 4) incorporate scholarly opinion from your chosen articles within the body of your essay. You may also use the articles already posted on Bb.
Defend your thesis by quoting the text itself to illustrate the validity of your argument. When you quote from the story itself, you are quoting from the narrator in the case of Candide and “A Son of the Gods” and “Omelas.” The narrator may be nameless and omniscient. If you are quoting from the words of a particular character in the story, then provide the corresponding introductory signal words.
Incorporate at least two scholarly sources in your analysis. You may use the articles already in the Blackboard folder or you may further investigate by going to JSTOR or the LITER ATU RE REFERENCE CENTER online.
Enotes.com, sparknotes, cliffnotes, Wikipedia.com, and others are less than scholarly sources etc. and are absolutely forbidden as resources in your paper. You must properly list your Works Cited and cite them with in-text citations within the text of your essay. If the first and/or final draft is not timely filed, points will be deducted from your grade if you fail to do so. The Works Cited page is not included in the page number requirement.
MLA format, 4-6 pages. Essays must include in-text citations, i and a Works Cited page.

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