Iscuss the treatment of women in Kate chopins The Story of an hourand The Awakening”.

English 2130 requires one four-page research essay written in MLA style about a work of literature. The rubric, attached to the syllabus, should be studied carefully to ascertain the elements of the paper that are considered most important. Students may choose their topics from the list provided with the syllabus or choose something that interests them; however, all topics must be approved. Each essay must have at least four sourcesa all of which must be from Galileo or books. Invalid web sources such as Wikopedia will not be accepted.

ENG 2130 Essay Rubric

a? Clearly defined thesis
a? Clearly defined context/purpose/audience
a? Specific and relevant details/supporting examples/evidence and data
a? Adequate Analysis, explanation, and/or discussion 0 1 2 3 4 5
a? Title appropriate and formatted correctly
a? Follows the formula in McKeague book
a? Organized logically to support argument
a? Unified paragraphs
a? Coherent paragraphs
a? Sensible transitions 0 1 2 3 4 5
Content & Organization 40% (x4)
Sentence Style & Syntax
a? Sentence structures and beginnings varied
a? Sentences complex
a? Efficient and sophisticated word use
a? Transitions between and within sentences 0 1 2 3 4 5
Diction & Spelling
a? Accurate diction
a? Correct word forms and endings
a? Correct spelling 0 1 2 3 4 5
Sentence Style & Syntax/Diction & Spelling 20% (x2)
Grammar & Mechanics
a? No fragments
a? No fused sentences or comma splices
a? No tense shifts
a? Correct subject/verb agreement
a? Correct pronoun usage
a? Correct pronoun reference
a? Correct use of apostrophes and quotation marks
a? Correct use of commas
a? Correct capitalization 0 1 2 3 4 5
Grammar & Mechanics 25% (x5)
MLA Formatting for Paper
a? Running header with title and page number
a? Title on first page of text
a? Double-spaced throughout 0 1 2 3 4 5
Parenthetical Citations
a? Formatted properly
a? Inside end marks/outside any quotation marks
Formatting and Citations
Notes: 15% (x3)
Total Grade