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Please define for me literary nationalism and how it worked in America during the early 19th century. Please feel free to search for this term on the Internet. Once you have defined literary nationalism, please explain for me how that works or doesn’t work in either of the Washington Irving stories we read Week 4: “Rip Van Winkle” or “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.”

Explain your answer in detail and use specific examples from the text. Remember: to cite and reference any sources that you may use, including the primary text itself. Use MLA formatting and standards.

Question is posted above but, Something to think about from the professor before writing:we’ll start the week by using our regular search methods to define ‘Literary Nationalism’ in America.How does a new country create it’s own national identity in literature? You’ll work to define the concept of literary nationalism on your own terms, and you’ll then work to evidence that definition in our readings to date.

Read these to help with the question:, “Rip Van Winkle, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

To begin, you might want to select key quotes that you found interesting while reading. Once you get those quotes in place, complete the paragraph plan by filling out your main idea (also known as topic sentence) and then, your analysis. Once you have your body paragraphs in place (2-3), examine those paragraphs. Use those paragraphs to craft your thesis and introduction. Once the introduction and body paragraphs are in place, move on to writing your conclusion. At that point, you are reading to proofread and to ensure that your MLA citations are in place. We’ll use this writing process each week, and the more you practice the process, the faster the process will become. Remember: you’ll use these writing tools outside of our class, so spending time here now helps you do well in this class and in all future classes that require academic writing.As with each week in this course, it is important to begin your work with good, working definitions of the key terms and concepts for each week. You may use Wikipedia as a starting place, as that source offers a great list of further references. Be sure to explore those additional references and resources provided on all Wikipedia pages until you find a definition that makes sense to you and puts the term or movement in context. You may also choose to include the terms and their definitions in your paragraph planPreview the document. Please read this paragraph plan!

You shouldn’t need these extra links but in case I’ll give them to you! Hawthorne, “The Birthmark, Read Fanny Fern, Fresh Leaves, Read Melville, “Benito Cereno

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