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Description of Assignment
This assignment requires that you write a researched essay of at least 5 pages with
4 outside sources. The paper should focus on one of the stories weve read or on
Wilsons The Piano Lesson. Your task is to write an argumentative or analytical
essay that takes outside opinions and information into account you make meaning
from the text. The idea is that your research will allow you to provide a richer
interpretation and understanding of the text you select. In the past, we have been
writing in a way that focuses solely on the words on the page and your
interpretations of those words.
Possible Topics for Research

Charlotte Perkins Gilmans The Yellow Wallpaper”
to the time period, what options did they have then for Hysteria and the rest cure
Womans position as wife and mother in late 19th century America
Post Partum Depression
Treatment of the insane or mentally ill

William Faulkners A Rose for Emily”
Antebellum South (economic decline of the South)
Jim Crow South (and race relations)
Definitions of woman and womanhood
Class roles and responsibilities of the period and place
Marriage/ marriage laws of the period and place
to the time period.

Tillie Olsens I Stand Here Ironing”
The Great Depression and effects on family and home life
WWII and effects on family and home life
Post-WWII and effects on family and home life
Institutionalized child care
Medical practices pre-1950
Childrearing practices of the period and place
Social work practices of the period and place
Abandonment
to the time period

Toni Morrisons Recitatif
Race relations pre and post Civil Rights
Bussing
Rise of IBM and tech companies Research Project Overview
Suburban expansion
Memory and its effect
Trauma/repression
Effects of mothering/childrearing techniques (Abandonment issues)
Orphanages
Institutionalized childcare to the time period.

August Wilsons The Piano Lesson
Slavery and sale of families
Jim Crow South
Railroads
Sharecropping
Worth or value of heritage/ heritage and its meaning
Role of music in Black culture
Definitions of masculinity/manliness

Research Project Components
Due Date Component Assignment Description
Research Topic Proposal The proposal will identify which text you will
be researching and your tentative plan for
conducting research. This should be almost or a paragraph
in length, word-processed in MLA format.
Working Source List, This list requires 4 sources. It should be a list of
possible sources. One of these possible sources
must be a Dictionary of Literary Biography
entry on your author (this source is available
through the libraryas Literature Resource Center
database). You may or may not have read all of
the sources on this list, but this should be a
narrowed down list from your research thus far.
This assignment should present the list as a
Works Cited page in MLA format (except with
the title of a?Working Source Lista?). See pages
1263-65 NIL a?Creating a Working
Bibliographya? for more details.
Annotated Bibliography This bibliography requires 4 sources. One of
these possible sources must be a Dictionary of
Literary Biography entry on your author (this
source is available through the libraryas
Literature Resource Center database).This
assignment should present the bibliography as a
works cited page in MLA format. In addition to Research Project Overview
listing each citation (source), provide a short 2-
3 sentence annotation of the source. The
annotation is a simple summary of the important
parts of the source. See pages 67-70 in LSH for
more details on the Annotated Bibliography
Thesis and Plan of Development The thesis and plan of development will provide
your tentative argumentative/analytical thesis
and your ideas for developing your thesis. This
should be typed and in MLA format.
First Draft of Research Paper The first draft of your research paper should be
5-6 pages long and in MLA format. You must
also have 4 sources along with a works cited
page. The thesis of the research essay should be
argumentative/analytical in nature. More details
about the first draft are included in the
assignment sheet for the Research Paper.
Revision of Research Paper The revision of your research paper should be 5-6
pages long in MLA format. You must have 4
sources along with a works cites page. The
revision should make substantial changes based upon peers and professor comments. More details provided and the research paper assignment sheet. Analyze(what?,why?,how?)
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Added on 23.11.2014 15:06
This paper has to be 5-6 pages long. For example lets take Charlotte Perkins Gilman s  The Yellow Wallpaper in the story it speaks about hysteria, rest & cure. We should find a resource (book/magazine) that is a credible author on hysteria, the rest & cure to the time period analyze/argue or support to your thesis. Womans position as wife & mother in the late 19th century, we should find a resource (book/magazine) that is a credible author to the time period analyze/argue or support to your thesis. Postpartum depression find a resource (book/magazine) that is a credible author to the time period analyze/argue or support to your thesis. Treatment of the insane & mentally ill , we should find a resource (book/magazine) that is a credible author to the time period analyze/argue or support to your thesis. That is 4 examples of resources that should be used for your thesis paper. (All work must be cited & quoted from the resource). Out of the 4 resources all of them do not have to be used but the ones that aren t used must contain a small summary, 2-3 sentences of what the work cited material you didn t use.
Annotated Bibliography: This bibliography requires 4 sources. One of these possible sources must be a Dictionary of Literary Biography entry on your author (this source is available through the library s Literature Resource Center database).This assignment should present the bibliography as a works cited page in MLA format. In addition to listing each citation (source), provide a short 2-3 sentence annotation of the source. The annotation is a simple summary of the important parts of the source. See pages 67-70 in LSH for more details on the Annotated Bibliography
Here are other possible topics you can write about:
Possible Topics for Research
Charlotte Perkins Gilmans The Yellow Wallpaper
(All bullet point topics to the given time period)
” Hysteria and the rest cure
” Womans position as wife and mother in late 19th century America
” Post Partum Depression
” Treatment of the insane or mentally ill

William Faulkners A Rose for Emily
(All bullet point topics to the given time period)
” Antebellum South (economic decline of the South)
” Jim Crow South (and race relations)
” Definitions of woman and womanhood
” Class roles and responsibilities of the period and place
” Marriage/ marriage laws of the period and place

Tillie Olsens I Stand Here Ironing
(All bullet point topics to the given time period)
” The Great Depression and effects on family and home life
” WWII and effects on family and home life
” Post-WWII and effects on family and home life
” Institutionalized child care
” Medical practices pre-1950
” Childrearing practices of the period and place
” Social work practices of the period and place
” Abandonment

Toni Morrisons Recitatif
(All bullet point topics to the given time period)
” Race relations pre and post Civil Rights
” Bussing
” Rise of IBM and tech companies
” Suburban expansion
” Memory and its effect
” Trauma/repression
” Effects of mothering/childrearing techniques (Abandonment issues)
” Orphanages
” Institutionalized childcare

August Wilsons The Piano Lesson
(All bullet point topics to the given time period)
” Slavery and sale of families
” Jim Crow South
” Railroads
” Sharecropping
” Worth or value of heritage/ heritage and its meaning
” Role of music in Black culture
” Definitions of masculinity/manliness


Description of Ass