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Unformatted text preview: than a statement of personal opinion. On the other hand, you should avoid simply summarizing facts and be sure to advance an argument of your own. Keep the themes and the readings of the class in mind as you develop your paper. You may wish to make direct reference to course readings in your paper. If you do, you can simply cite author and page number (e.g. Hass, 15). All outside sources, however, must be cited in proper footnote or endnote form. Consult the American Studies Departments guidelines for acknowledging sources. Papers should be written in 12-point type, double-spaced, with margins no less than an inch. Please number your pages and staple them together. Do not submit electronically. The paper is due November 25th in class. Late papers will be penalized one third of a letter grade per day....
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