A 7-10 page MLA Literary Analysis Paper supported by 7-10 ACADEMIC biographical, cultural, historical, and/or textual research sources. These sources must be academic. Book reviews, general encyclopedia entries, and other non-academic sources will not be accepted as support for your analysis. The paper must follow STRICT MLA FORMAT REQUIREMENTS.
Once you select an author and work, YOU CAN'T CHANGE YOUR MIND, so make your choice carefully.
Absence WILL NOT serve as an excuse for a late assignment.
Each assignment's grade will be FINAL.
Revision to improve a grade WILL NOT be an option.
Each assignment MUST CLEARLY AND CONSISTENTLY DEMONSTRATE significant depth of knowledge, academic rigor, intellectual integrity, refined college writing skills, and strict attention to MLA format requirements.
April 13: Author & Novel Declaration
April 25: Research Paper Close Reading
May 2: Research Paper Thesis & Introduction
May 9: Research Paper Close Reading 2
May 13: Three Academic Resources Annotations
May 16: Research Paper Close Reading 3
May 20: Three More Academic Resources Annotations
May 25: Research Paper Conclusion and Works Cited Page
June 1: Final Research Paper Due
Author and Novel Declaration (2.5% final quarter grade) - Due 4/13/16
Research Paper & Close Reading 1 (7.5% final quarter grade) - Due 4/25/16
Research Paper & Close Reading 2 (7.5% final quarter grade) - Due 5/9/16
Three Academic Resources Annotations (7.5% final quarter grade) - Due 5/13/16
Research Paper & Close Reading 3 (7.5% final quarter grade) - Due 5/16/16
Three More Academic Resources Annotations (7.5% final quarter grade) - Due 5/20/16
Research Paper Conclusion & Works Cited Page (7.5% final quarter grade) - Due 5/25/16
Final Research Paper (45% final quarter grade) - Due 6/1/16