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101 Paper Assignment Dr. Scott Eastman The essay should be approximately 5-6 pages double-spaced in Times New Roman 12- point font. See http://www.library.csi.cuny.edu/dept/history/lavender/footnote.html for the correct way to use footnotes—footnotes are required rather than parenthetical citation. If you have a question about when to footnote, and what material requires a citation, please see this page on the web: http://akbar.marlboro.edu/~jsheehy/courses/wlink/QUICK%20AND%20DIRTY %20FOOTNOTES.doc . Papers must analyze Primo Levi’s Survival in Auschwitz in addition to providing any necessary historical background information from lectures and course readings. The paper must present an original argument/thesis.
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Unformatted text preview: In grading the essays, I will consider the strength of the argument and the evidence used to support it as well as the clarity and structure of the writing. Drawing mainly from Levi’s book, documents in Wiesner pp.344-355 and on the historical background of Nazi Germany, write a clear, well-organized essay on the following topic: The Nazi state placed the military values of order and discipline above all else. How did Levi survive the severe discipline, arbitrary punishments and brutal labor regime of a Nazi concentration camp? No outside sources need be consulted, evidence that outside sources or websites were used may significantly lower the paper’s grade....
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2009 for the course ASD asd taught by Professor As during the Spring '09 term at American Jewish University.

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