Assignment (Steps One and Two of the Research Paper Project)
Pick one of the topics listed on our Research Paper Topics
or one of your own invention, as long as your primary focus is
the texts discussed this semester.
This will be your topic not only for this assignment, but for
final research paper as well.
You will NOT be able to submit a final research paper if
first successfully completed (i.e received a passing grade on)
If you change your research paper topic, you must submit a
assignment for the new topic !!
Go to the Richardson Library & look up sources
on that subject.
Get on the web and look up sources for that subject.
Generate a list of twenty (20) SECONDARY sources, including
five (5) books, five (5) journal articles, and five (5)
If you can not find twenty SECONDARY sources, PICK ANOTHER
Compile a TYPED list of Works Cited for the sources, using
Format. (see sample )
Please include at the top of the page what your
** This must be submitted through Insite. **
Submit copies of the first page(s) of each of the works.
For each of these sources, please HIGHLIGHT the
Part Two: Library Paper (500 word minimum)
Pick one of the SECONDARY sources from the list you compiled
Do NOT use one of the sources found in our textbook (e.g.
Lipking, Poovey, Mellor, etc.) !!
Read through the source, whether in its entirety (article
or its introduction (book-length piece).
TYPE a 500-word discussion of the main argument of the
a summary of the main points and an explanation of which
(feminist, psychoanalytic, etc.) is/are utilized in the
Incorporate at least two (2) quotes from the work and
demonstrate the perspective(s) you have identified, using
and providing accurate parenthetical citation.
Make sure to include a Works Cited entry for the source in