Analyze the character’s idealism and its positive or negative consequences. Explain how the author’s portrayal of this idealism illuminates the meaning of the work as a whole

Analyze the character’s idealism and its positive or negative consequences. Explain how the author’s portrayal of this idealism illuminates the meaning of the work as a wholeC‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‌‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‌‌hoose ONE of our authors and use his/her work (s) that we have read from the year and construct an essay using the prompt from below. You will write a standard essay with an introduction paragraph with your thesis as the last sentence. – please HIGHLIGHT YOUR THESIS. You will write several paragraphs that prove your thesis – UNDERLINE EACH TOPIC SENTENCE in each content paragraph. You will include context. You will include textual evidence that proves and supports your thesis. You will include textual evidence that proves and supports your thesis. You will include analysis that shows me you understand how the quote supports the thesis. Please UNDERLINE THE ANALYSIS. You will write a concluding paragraph that shows me how your thesis has been proved. You will NOT write any cliches or over-generalizations, for example: “Love is all you need,” or “the trut‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‌‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‌‌h will set you free.” This is a literary analysis/synthesis paper and not a plot summary. I expect that the paper will be 4-5 pages, double spaced. YOU MUST INCLUDE A WORK CITED PAGE – MLA heading with headers on each page. In his 2004 novel Magic Seeds, V S Naipaul writes: “It is wrong to have an ideal view of the world. That’s where the mischief starts. That’s where the where everything starts unravelling.” Select one of our works from this semester in which a character holds an “ideal view of the world.”. Then write an essay in which you analyze the character’s idealism and its positive or negative consequences. Explain how the author’s portrayal of this idealism illuminates the meaning of the work as a whole. The books to choose from and only one needs to be chosen: Passing, The Bell Jar, Death of a Salesman, The Things They Carrie‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‌‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‌‌d