Political Science 123
Dr. Robert Lane
Your grade will be based upon the following criteria:
November 5, 2007, 11:30 a.m.
Only e-mail the paper to me if
you cannot make it to class on that date. (Due to the inconvenience of having to
print out your paper, I will deduct 4 pts. from your grade.) Do not send the paper
as an attachment. Instead, simply place it directly into the e-mail itself.
•Explicitly labeling each part of your paper.
•Using specific illustrative examples to support your analysis and arguments.
•Consistently following instructions.
•Writing in complete sentences, coherent paragraphs, and in your own words.
•Using proper grammar, mechanics, spelling, and syntax.
•Not using the second person pronoun “you”.
•Typing the assignment, using 1.5 spacing.
1. I am unavailable for assisting you on this paper after
11:30 a.m., November 4, 2007. * 2. “Substantive Paragraph” means that you need
to write more than three sentences and clearly demonstrate that you put forth
sufficient time, effort, and thought in answering the question. 3. “Drawing upon” a
reading / article means you are expected to refer to something specific in the
article, as well as refer to the author by name. Your answer needs to be engaged
with and respond to the reading / article. If you include a direct
quote from one of
the texts, identify the page number in parenthesis following the quote. A direct
quote should be used to enhance your discussion, not replace it.
[15 pts. / 5 pts. each]
of the following questions: [You need to clearly
demonstrate that you attentively viewed the films shown in class by referring to something
specific in the film.]
a) Drawing upon the PBS Frontline documentary
“The Jesus Factor”
, explain to what extent
you are comfortable/uncomfortable with the role that his Christian faith plays in his political
career, policy decisions, and public speaking.
b) Drawing upon the film
, in a substantive paragraph explain to what
extent you agree or disagree with the sentencing of either Bernard Goetz, or the father who
killed his son’s alleged molester.
c) We watched the PBS