Writing to a Literature Prompt
Responding to a prompt is different from other writing assignments because you don’t have a lot of time to complete your work. So you must know what you are doing and get right to work. The first thing you need to do is study the prompt.
Prewriting Analyzing the Prompt
A literature prompt is a set of directions for writing. Think of the prompt as your target. You need to look closely at it and focus on it in order to hit the target. You can use the PAST questions listed below to make sure you fully understand a literature prompt.