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English 1102 - Jones - Spring 2011: Assignment

Assignment

Research Paper General Instructions

Write a 4-6 page argumentative research paper on one of the topics from Master Topics handout. You must use MLA style documentation for your works cited and in-text citations. Your essay should consist of at least three of the following different kinds of sources (all internet sources must come from Galileo):

            1 book

            1 article or essay from a print anthology about the topic

            1 newspaper or magazine article

            1 website devoted to this topic

            1 scholarly journal article

            1 government publication (print or electronic)

            1 interview with a relevant source

            1 film (documentary or otherwise)

For each of these items you will need to provide a proper MLA citation at the end of your  work (Works Cited Page)—see the Hodges’ Harbrace Handbook, 17th Edition, for guidance. 

Format

Typical format:

  • Typed, 12pt font, double-spaced
  • Title page
  • Name, class, date, etc. in the top left-hand corner of page 1.
  • Page numbers in top right-hand corner.
  • Works Cited page

Subject Guide

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