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As you choose quotations for a literary analysis, remember the purpose of quoting your paper develops an argument about what the author of the text is doing--how the text works you use quotations to support this argument that is, you select, present, and discuss material from the text specifically to prove your point--to. Slides for a professional learning workshop on a series of common core-aligned units.
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