Your goal for this paper is to use your research to support an arguable intepretation your primary text(s).* You may also write about more than one primary text. Any of the primary texts we have covered or will cover in this class are acceptable.
As part of this assignment, you will complete your own research and incorporate a minimum of 3 secondary sources, at least 1 of which must be peer-reviewed/refereed. The 3 required secondary sources must be scholarly articles from an academic journal and/or chapters from an academic book.
Your task is to write an argumentative paper based off your interpretation (close reading) of the primary text(s). Your argument should be supported by evidence from the primary text(s) as well as your secondary research sources. Your thesis should respond to one of the questions in the bank. The Question Bank is included in the Research Paper Assignment linked below.
It is a good idea to search more than one database. Not all authors or their work will be addressed in every database. Search each of the databases listed to locate and determine the best resources for your papers.
If the databases are not giving you the results you want, try EagleSearch.
Example Search Terms:
In EagleSearch narrow results with limiters.