For Essay 1, you are asked to select one work or one author from the NAEL that we are studying this semester and use that as the basis for your comparison and/or contrast to a reworking of the text by another writer or filmmaker in a different historical period. You may wish to consider an adaptation or a more contemporary version of the literary text you select from the NAEL.
You will be asked to clear your choice of texts with me before pursuing your topic. You can send me your selection by Moodle Message or share them with me after class.
Format: Please provide an MLA formatted essay and Works Cited.
Length: Your completed Essay 1 should be approximately 5 pages or 1, 250 words, 12pt font such as Palatino, Times New Roman, Arial, or Helvetica.
Weight: 15% of your final grade.
Support: Please submit a draft of your Essay 1 to the OWC or seek out the support of an Instructional Specialist in the Writing Lab before revising your work for submission. I am in the Writing Center on Mondays from 4-6pm and Wednesdays from 11-noon.
Due Date: Oct. 8, 11:55pm in Moodle Turnitin; please submit a Word document.
Major Author/Text Research Paper
Please post your topic and a few sentences about it, indicate which major author (or text) you have selected, the dates when the writer lived, and a few titles about the writer's most well-known works, as well as the page numbers devoted to the author/text in The Norton Anthology of English Literature
- You are encouraged to develop your presentation material, if you wish to do so.
- You are welcome to do research on the same literary figure as others in the class.
Student Learning Outcomes
Learning outcomes for this library session include:
2. Use information responsibly.