Write an original 500-700 word interpretive essay about one of the stories
discussed in class or about a song of your choosing.
Your analysis must focus on themes relevant to this course (e.g., socioeconomic class, consumerism, attitudes about money and/or work,
etc.). If you wish, you may write about multiple texts, as long as your thesis provides a focused argument about the significance of the comparison/contrast of the two.
Your introduction must include a thesis statement, which should be a one sentence summary of your interpretation. Your thesis should express an opinion or argument and should ideally provide a map for your entire essay.
Support each part of your interpretation with references to specific passages from the text. Aim for more than one piece of evidence.
To avoid plot summary, try resisting the temptation to discuss a work in
ALSO YOU CAN INCLUDE CERTAIN ASPECTS OF THE VIDEO, SUCH AS BEYONCE BEING DECKED OUT IN GOLD & DIAMONDS AND SURROUNDED BY EXPENSIVE THINGS, BUT NOT TOO MUCH lol