A literary term paper is a paper that focuses on analyzing a book, a poem, a short story, a play, or any other piece of writing. Such papers are most commonly necessary for English and literature classes, and they are used to show how much students understand from the literary works that they read during such classes. Literary term papers have varying lengths, tones, depth, and even research. This is why students are urged to obey the instructions as given to them by their teachers.
The first step is to write a thesis statement, based on the instructions given by the teacher. The thesis statement should cover the overall idea as will be presented in the paper. It should be written using an argumentative tone. Literary term papers are written from a personal perspective. The thesis statement is not a summary of the story, and should not directly share what the story is all about. The thesis statement can be more than one sentence, but should be as instructed by the teacher….