Format: 6-8 pages, double-spaced, 12-point font, 1” margins, numbered pages, information at the top of the first page as it appears on this page, add a title to your essay that is relevant to your paper (Midterm Essay is not an acceptable title), use spell check and grammar check to make sure that your writing is as polished as possible, use direct quotations with parenthetical references in proper MLA format, and attach a Works Cited page in proper MLA format at the end of your paper.
Essay Questions (be sure to address both questions within your paper): In what ways is the issue of isolation at stake in both Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol?
How might those 2 texts be connected in relation to the theme of isolation, and what is the significance of that connection? Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol are the only 2 sources that can and must be used for this paper. You will need to use an effective amount of direct quotations from those 2 texts in order to support the claims that you make in your paper, and they must be cited and documented in correct MLA format. Be sure to be consistent with your use of direct quotations. Any claim that you make about a text needs to be supported with a direct quotation from that text.