Creating an outline
I usually start off with more of a list of topics that I want to
cover than an actual outline. It is much easier to go from
broad to more detailed.
I want to say something about the way in which Van Eyck
painted in su
General Statement of Research for the Senior English Research Paper
In The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, Salinger lets the reader determine what
happened to Holden Caulfield. Since its publication, it has been debated where Holden is at the
Psych. & Lit. and Shakespeare/Modern Drama
Ms. Drahouzal and Mr. Flood
Sr. Term Paper Handout #3: How do I start to figure out what I am actually writing
Here is my research statement:
I am going to write about A Perfect Day for Bananafish by
Sr. English: Shakespeare/Modern Drama
November 22, 2005
Sr. Term Paper: Handout #2: What am I going to do first?
These are the first steps you must take:
1. Pick two plays that you think would be interesting to learn more about. You have a
Senior English: Dystopian Literature
Senior Term Paper Project Guidelines (Handout #1)
1. 6-9 pages
2. 2 primary sources. Primary sources may include novels, short stories, and films.
You must deal with 2 works of Dy
Psych. & Lit.
November 11, 2003
Sr. Term Paper Handout #4: Working Bibliography (Works Cited list) & Notecards
WORKING BIBLIOGRAPHY: Everyone MUST have a working bibliography, as I explained last week. I
will ask to see your working bi
Research Paper Handout #5: Paraphrasing, or, putting information in Your Own Words!
Learn to borrow from a source without plagiarizing.
A paraphrase is.
1* your own rendition of essential information and ideas expressed by someone else,
presented in a new
An Interview with Margaret Atwood on Her Novel The Handmaid's Tale
Q: Was there any special research involved in writing The Handmaid's Tale?
A: I clipped articles out of newspapers. I now have a large clippings file of stories
supporting the contentions
Senior English Dystopian Literature
Possible Areas of Research for Term Papers
REMEMBER You are writing a literary research paper and not a history paper. That
means the focus of your paper must be literary in nature. You must focus on analyzing