Evidence

Using evidence: “pick” and “choose” the relevant bits from Poe’s sentences and incorporate those bits into your own sentence.

Example: The “intimate” relationship Pym has with Augustus is contrasted with the more formal, legal, and posthumous relationship Pym will have with his grandfather: “I expected to inherit the most of his property at his death” (7).

Do not simply quote full two sentences and assume that they speak for themselves. Poe needs you to set up his words, yield to his words, and then comment on his words. These words are silent without you, critics.

Jonathan

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