RESEARCH ESSAY ASSIGNMENT SHEET
Length guideline: 8 pages
Your purpose for this assignment is to compose a researched argument based on a work of literature that we have covered in class this term.
How do I do this?
Select a work of literature that we have covered in class this term, and make a debatable claim (thesis) based on a significant issue, theme, or literary element within that text. You might also choose to analyze that text through a specific framework of literary criticism, as we did with the analysis essay. You will then use the space of the research essay to explain and support the claim(s) made in your thesis.
Be sure to look back to the analysis essay, as that work can be directly transferred to the research essay.
For example, discussion points look like this:
1) Make a claim/point
2) Explain it in your own words
3) Use a quote (or paraphrase) to support your claim/point
4) Use synthesis to further support your point and illustrate the relationship(s) between your support and your argument.
Be careful of…
1) Informing rather than persuading: your thesis MUST be debatable (meaning that someone can argue the opposing side), and your discussion points must work to convince your readers of your position.
2) Letting your sources take over your paper. This essay should focus on YOUR claims and explanations. Use support, but not to the extent that the other authors “speak” more than you do.
Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.
You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.Read more
Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.Read more
Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.Read more
Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.Read more
By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.Read more