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Annotated Bibliography (1st Paper new edition)
The requirements are:
An Overview: This will be a paragraph or two in which you:
- Explain your topic, question and claim or working thesis
- Summarize what you have found out so far from your sources what you still want/need to find out – and where you might look.
Then, list each of your sources in MLA format and, below EVERY source, write 1-2 paragraphs in which you:
- Summarize the basic claim of the source.
- Respond to the source for example agree, disagree, raise questions, etc.
- Plan. Explain how you will use this source in your research paper. Be specific.
- Synthesize. Explain the way this work fits with–or challenges–other information you have about the topic.
Sources: You need enough sources to address your research question from a variety of perspectives; 5 is the minimum. One source must oppose/complicate or disagree with your position and one source must be from course work (except course work used in the prior paper). Annotated Bibliographies with fewer than 4 sources and/or missing overview and/or missing course work will result in a 0.
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