The Chivalry in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Justification of the Research Paper:
Class Objectives: Â Write research-based critical papers about the assigned readings in clear and grammatically correct prose, using various critical approaches to literature. Â Provide the student practice in the use of the MLA research format by using library databases for both print and online sources.
Write a research-based critical literary analysis essay on significant British works of literature. Use grammatically correct prose in papers that use various critical approaches to literature. Â Develop a thesis on a piece of writing and write a research paper using MLA research format and library databases to support that thesis.
1.The research paper will have a text of at least 1,500 words (approximately 5-7 pages).
2.The research paper must be typed.
3.The research paper must use the MLA format of documentation.
4.The final Works Cited page will contain a minimum of five sources. Â These sources will be derived from a variety of formats. Â Each of the sources appearing on the Works Cited page must be used at least once in the research paper.
Note: Â As described below, you may use literary sources written by the author to help you in your paper. Â If your authorâ€™s literary works are used in the paper, they must be listed on the works cited page, but they may not be included in the minimum 5 sources.
5.Most of your sources can be obtained using library databases for both print and online sources. Â Do NOT USE regular websites for information. Â Ask before you use a website outside of the library databases.
6.All headings, formats, margins, and font size must be consistent with MLA format guidelines.