Handler, David. Representing the Mad King: George III in the Cinema. THIS IS AN ARTICLE REVIEW”
In order to successfully complete this assignment, the student must:
1. Select one article from the list below and read carefully and completely.
2. Write a one-page, single-spaced review of the article.
3. The review should have four elements:
A. What is the authors primary argument/thesis?
B. What evidence of support does the author give to defend and/or prove the argument/thesis?
C. In your view, what are the strengths of the article?
D. In your view, what are the weaknesses of the article?
4. The review should meet the following format guidelines:
A. It should be typed (single-space)
B. Students should save the final document as a .rtf document (rich text format).
C. The margins should be set at one inch (top, bottom, left, right).
D. The font style should be Times New Roman.
E. The font size should be 12 point.
F. Type your name in the upper left hand corner of the paper.
5. Grades for this assignment will be based on the following:
A. The extent to which you successfully identify the authors primary argument (20 points possible).
B. The extent to which you identify and summarize the authors supporting evidence (40 points possible).
C. The quality of your evaluation of the strengths of the article (40 points possible).
D. The quality of your evaluation of the weaknesses of the article (40 points possible).
E. Failure to follow the format guidelines will result in substantial loss of points.
F. Poor spelling and grammar/punctuation will also result in a loss of points.