I need an explanation for this English question to help me study.
“The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.” —Emile Zola (1840–1902)
. Copy your selected quotation word for word.
2. Identify the abstract subject of the quotation.
3. Interpret the quotation by writing it in your own words, including identifying whether a claim of fact, definition, value, cause, or value is present and why you believe it to be the case.
4. How does the way the quotation is written strengthen its claim? Consider diction, figurative language, sound devices, or syntax.
5. Agree or disagree with the claim made in the quotation and provide three reasons or brief explanations for whether you agree or disagree.