1.Give a brief biography of the author (include the most interesting details–forget the “boring” ones).
2.Identify the school of literature (e.g. romantic, mystery, comedy, etc.) or type of novel as it is generally classified.
3.Identify individual characteristics of the author’s style and include examples from the novel that illustrate this.
4.Choose one section or chapter of the novel to analyze in depth (whatever elements are appropriate to the genre).
5.Locate and read some criticism related to this writer’s works.
6.Use MLA format throughout, and include a works cited page of your resources.
7.Make recommendations of other sources dealing with this author and his or her work (including a website or two if found)