Essay Section: Supporting Evidence (Analysis vs. Plot Summary)
Sometimes your professor will just write “plot summary” to show you that a particular passage represents the summary of a plot within a work. Plot summary is the opposite of analysis.
See the comment “Avoid Plot Summary” for useful tips.
For an extended explanation, see also the comment “Move Beyond Summary of Author’s Ideas: Analyze vs. Summarize.”
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