Patterson’s English 2122 Literary Analysis Research Paper
Due: April 11 at start of class as a printed hardcopy and a submission to www.turnitin.com (course enrollment number and password will be provided in class).
Length and Format: Between 1400-2000 words in 12-point font with 1-inch margins.
Research Requirements: From 3-6 secondary sources are required. The Norton textbook should be used and cited, but it does not count as one of the required secondary sources. All electronic sources must come from either GIL or GALILEO. The GHC Library has developed a customized guide to this assignment, which may be found at its website under the “Assignment Guide” link.
Citation Requirement: All secondary source material, used as paraphrases, summaries and/or direct quotes, must be cited parenthetically and included in your works cited page. All citations will follow MLA 8 guidelines, found online with citation examples from Purdue OWL linked here and MLA linked here .
Content/Development: Paper should be grammatically sound and solidly organized and supported, and should include the following:
Authors you may choose are: Charlotte Smith, Mary Robinson, Jane Austen, Percy Shelley, Charles Dickens, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Rudyard Kipling, Joseph Conrad, A.E. Houseman, J.R.R. Tolkien
If you encounter any difficulties or have any questions, immediately contact me or go to the Tutorial Center, located in the Central Campus Library, where tutors can help with your paper if you feel you need additional assistance. In addition, the GHC librarians can provide guidance with research. And, as always, I am available by email, phone, after class or by appointment.
The evaluation form linked here will be used as a grading guide for your final paper.