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Refute or support the following statement: in Susan Glaspell’s play Trifles, the main theme is how differently men and women think and that women are more intelligent than men.
General Essay Structure: (25 points)
Introduction paragraph with an appropriate summary of the story, introduction of your topic, and a thesis statement
At least 3 body paragraphs each with a topic sentence and proper major and minor supporting details
Conclusion paragraph which restates your thesis and summarizes your supporting details and/or any final thoughts
Body Organization & Content: the essay clearly has distinct points, the appropriate amount of explanation for each one, in-text citations, and no repetition (30 points)
B. Word Choice & Point of View: the essay is free from slang phrases; the essay does not contain any second-person point of view (you/your) (10 points)
C. Grammar & Mechanics: best use of grammar, spelling, syntax, and punctuation as possible. (10 points)
D. MLA Format & Works Cited (10 points): the typed essay follows the basic MLA formatting structure (12-point type, Times New Roman font, double-spaced, name/class information, a unique title, quotes cited correctly); a Works Cited page is included showing the articles used.