Lements of Romanticism seen in Berliozs Symphonie Fantastique”

Week 9: WELCOME TO WEEK 9 ! Week 9 Writing Assignment

Writing Assignment-Week 9

As you already are aware, this weeks assignment is a larger writing assignment than the other small assignments that we have completed as a class. This assignment is due on Dec. 5th in the dropbox(I will not accept it cut and pasted into the dropbox). You will need to follow the APA format (get a book on the format, or go to a library for it) for citing sources when doing this assignment. You can also access the websites in the webliography on APA format. I hope that you have already begun your research and have found your resources. As a general practice, write more than one rough draft of the paper and have multiple people edit the paper. You may also go to a writing lab to help in the editing process. I also suggest reading the paper out loud when editing. You need to submit a polished work as your final draft. Every mistake made will lower your grade.

Paper Topic options: I have chosen a work from the visual arts, and one from the aural arts for paper topics. I have specified an area to discuss concerning the works.

Please choose one topic from the following-

1) Elements of Romanticism seen in Berliozs Symphonie Fantastique”

2) The ideals of impressionism as seen in Claude Monets Nympheas (Water Lilies)”

(Please pick one or two art works from the Water Lillies as the topic.)

Instructions for the paper:

The assignment should be 5-6 pages in length(Bibliography would be the 7th page), double-spaced, 12 pt. font, Times New Roman, 1-inch margins. As usual, please include your name, section number, and date in the upper-left hand corner of the first page. Place the title of your work centered, and above the first paragraph of the paper. Do not include a cover page. Your paper is to include five resources other than your text. You may still use your text, but you must cite material used from it. It will not be included as a resource, but it should be in your bibliography. Internet resources are acceptible only if they are from a major journal or periodical on the subject. I do not want sources from magazines, wikipedia, individuals from the internet, or online dictionaries. Examples of journals would be: Journal of the American Musicological Society, Journal of Musicology, Journal of Music Theory, etc. There are also accredited art journals.

When finding sources for the paper, I would suggest going to the library and begin looking for books on the subject. The books could be written about the era you are looking at, the artist, composer, etc. I would then look for periodicals. Most libraries have journals in music, or art. If they dont have the physical journal, they have access to online databases as a subscription. There have been journal articles written on the works by real scholars. Widen your search and you should have no problem finding sources. I would recommend searching by Impressionism,the name of the work, the name of the artist, etc.

Important: Plagiarism will not be tolerated! It is okay to use ideas from other sources. Reword thoughts in a cohesive way that follows the direction of your paper, and cite the source following the sentence where you used the material. If you use the same material in more than one sentence, place the citation at the end of the last sentence where you use the material. If you would like to quote an author, please place it in quotations and cite the author. No cutting and pasting please.