Figure 3: Essay Excerpt on Selden, The House of Mirth

Below is a sample excerpt of a student’s paper.

You can find this sample under the comment “Read Aloud” by clicking the “R” category or by typing the title into the search box.

You may print the excerpt for class discussions.

Sample Excerpt

The presence of Selden and who he represents, is not the only presence that interrupts Lily’s balance.  There are other instances where irony contributes to the downfall of Lily’s character; these instances represent society as a whole.

Figure 3:  Essay Excerpt on Selden, The House of Mirth

Problem

There is too much repetition of a certain syllable.

Revision Consideration

Selden’s presence interrupts Lily’s balance.

Copyright 2011 Regina Y. Favors. All Rights Reserved.

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