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EILAND'S ONLINE ENGLISH CLASSES

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Assignments for
Out-of-Class Papers: Fall and Spring Only


For Summer, see Assignment details on Blackboard
ENGL 103

ASPECTS REQUIRED OF EACH PAPER

  • You must use quoted text from primary source in every paper
  • Double space
  • Use legible 10-12 point font...no italicized or script fonts
  • You must also use secondary sources, directly quoted, in ALL body paragraphs of all works you produce in this class
  • See Quoting Your Sources
  • See general formatting rules in What I Expect on Out of Class Papers
  • See Secondary Sources

PAPER 1

  • Discuss meaning of lyrical poem you have chosen, using 3 to 5 critical perspectives, including biographical, historical, gender, cultural, feminist and new historical.
  • One primary source
  • Several secondary sources
  • 5-7 pages,
  • Works cited page

FINAL PAPER

  • Choose an author or a work from the list at the end of the syllabus. Be sure to focus on 4 -9 critical perspectives. Analysis should cover either a series of poems, a short story, a full length novel or a long play. Any fallacies should be noted.
  • One to ten primary sources
  • 5 to 7 secondary sources
  • 8-12 pages of text (8-14 for Honors courses)
  • Works Cited page


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Last modified: October 14, 2014