Hurch Reform and Religious Enthusiasm in late 11th-early 12th century
Write an essay of between 2000 and 2500 words taking into account comments made by your TA on your head up proposal. It should prove a thesis or answer a focused research question using an intelligent
interpretation of the primary source(s) with support from secondary sources.
All sources must be cited in footnotes and a bibliography, formatted according to The Chicago Manual of Style. For more information on this format of citation, please see using-sources/how-not-to-plagiarize
For other good advice on the process of research and writing, please consult William Kelleher Storey and Helen Towser Jones, Writing History: A Guide for Canadian Students, Third Edition (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011).
The essay will be evaluated based on the clarity of the central argument; the analysis of a primary source and the use of secondary sources to support the analysis; the organization; and the effective use of scholarly language.