Writing the Literary Analysis. What is Literary Analysis?. It’s literary It’s an analysis It’s-- An Argument! It may also involve research on and analysis of secondary sources. How is it “literary”?.
Writing the Literary Analysis
Narration/point of view
Other key concepts
Social, political, economic contexts
Various critical orientations
If all you do in one body paragraph is to give a few examples of irony from the text and identify them as irony, then you haven’t analyzed anything!
The analysis part involves explaining how those examples are ironic, and how they help to communicate your thesis (i.e. how they help to communicate the theme).
You must interpret what the author has given you to work withy.