Using Evidence. Supporting your Opinions and Ideas with Evidence. What is evidence?. Quotations or specific examples from the text that prove your point. Why do I need evidence?. Language Arts is not Math. There is not necessarily a right and wrong answer when talking about literature.
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Supporting your Opinions and Ideas with Evidence
Quotations or specific examples from the text that prove your point
Language Arts is not Math.
There is not necessarily a right and wrong answer when talking about literature.
You need to prove to me that your opinion or interpretation is correct.
You should always be able to back up your beliefs with proof.
Using evidence will be expected of you from now until high school.
The speaker in the poem obsesses about the subject’s physical beauty. According to the speaker, “And all that’s best of dark and bright / Meet in her aspect and her eyes” (Byron 3-4). By indicating that the best of night and day are present in her eyes, the reader is able to see the obsession the speaker has with the subject’s physical appearance.
When Blanch enters Stella and Stanley’s apartment, she is appalled, even disgusted. Blanche’s first reaction to the location of her sister’s home was “This – can this be – her home?” (Williams 16). It was incomprehensible to Blanche how her sister could live in such a simple house with barely two rooms.