Welcome! This research guide was created for students in Prof. Fidel's English 102 class, and is a customized resource for this assignment.
Your assignment is to write an 8-page Research Paper on a topic you have discussed in class, such as:
- immigration integration
- nature and the environment
Explain why this topic interested you.
You are to find an article from the New York Times, as well as a poem, short story or essay about your topic.
How do the authors of these pieces treat this subject?
- What are their points of view?
- Do they have a personal bias about the topic?
- How do the authors handle this topic?
What is your opinion about the topic?
- Your reaction?
- Your interpretation?
Citing your sources correctly is an important component of any research assignment. Your essay should include parenthetical (in-text) citations and a Works Cited page using MLA 8 style formatting.
If you have any questions about research and citations, please feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.