Synthesis of Literature Assignment Sheet

Synthesis of Literature Assignment Sheet - 1 ENC 1102...

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1 ENC 1102 Spring 2009 Synthesis of Literature Assignment Instr. Mauro Carassai Important Dates Synthesis Preliminary Assignment: Monday, 03/23 First Draft Due for Peer Review: Friday, 03/27 Final Version Due: Wednesday, 04/01 Synthesis of Literature The Synthesis of Literature looks at research within a field of study to discover patterns of thought on a particular subject. Incorporated into your larger research paper, the synthesis places your research into the context of similar work in the field. Goal The goal of the synthesis assignment is to engage with scholarship in your research area to illustrate how several sources are logically related to one another and to help you refine your thesis for your research paper . Prompts and Strategies To do this, think about what the sources have in common, how they differ, and how they are in conversation with one another. As a rhetorical model, it might be best to take note of how the scholarly articles you are reading address similar ideas in their first few pages. Does the research in your topic area have one or
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