Analyze ( “DADDY” BY SYLVIA PLATH and “MY PAPA’S WALTZ”). In looking at these texts for a deeper than surface level meaning, you’re constructing a strong argument by developing an argumentative thesis or claim, offering reliable support, and employing logical reasoning, appropriate organizational patterns, and suitable lines of argument. Furthermore, you will begin engaging with secondary sources (outside research) to further develop your ideas and theories. Place the texts in conversation with each other, compare and contrast, etc. This essay is meant for you to explore the ways literature is commenting on something bigger. You also must ensure that your thesis is arguing something specific. Examine a theme that is being addressed and establish what the text is trying to encourage the reader to gain from its presentation of the said theme.