Unformatted text preview: sections: • Provide full citation in MLA format • Provide a brief summary as to what the reading is about • Give some information on the author(s) • Define unfamiliar vocabulary and identify the key concepts of the piece • Give pertinent quotations • Explain the significance of each quotation, and interpret its meaning • Mention how the information either confirms the student's expectations, or surprises the student, and if so why • Explicitly explain how this material helps the student to answer the research questions posed, and how, therefore, it contributes to the student's research • For the second and subsequent readings, students should explicitly state how the new reading connects to previous readings that the student has done in this course, and trace areas of agreement and disagreement about particular topics. • Identify new questions so as to delve even more deeply into the research...
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- Spring '11
- Writing, Modern Language Association, literature reviews