Nnotated Bibliography Assignment and Literary Research Essay Due Date for the Annotated Bibliography: Friday March 23rd at the beginning of class.

Annotated Bibliography Assignment and Literary Research Essay
Due Date for the Annotated Bibliography: Friday March 23rd at the beginning of
class.
.assignment Details for the Annotated Bibliography and for the Literary Research
Essay:
The Annotated Bibliography Assignment and the Literary Research Essay work in
tandem with one another.
The Annotated Bibliography requires you to choose the text on which you will write your
literary research essay. You will also need to determine the topic on which your literary
research essay will focus. The texts you can choose from are the following:
Morrison, Toni. a?Recitatif.a?
.oncce you have chosen the text on which you will write your literary research essay, and
the topic on which you will focus, you will then search the academic databases for peerreviewed
academic articles on your text and topic. Your annotated bibliography will
consist of annotated summaries of three (3) to five (5) articles. Each annotation will be
approximately 250-300 words in which you summarize the argument of the article. The
annotation identifies the criticE?s thesis, how the critic attempts to prove her/his thesis,
and the criticE?s conclusions.
Additional Annotated Bibliography Guidelines:
Follow MLA citation guidelines.
The Annotated Bibliography is to be double-spaced
Font is to be Helvetica 12 point, Ariel 12 point, or Times New Roman 12 point.
One inch borders.
The articles for your Annotated Bibliography will function as your research for your
Literary Research Essay. Your annotated entries will assist you in having secondary
sources in your essay. The quotations that you choose from your chosen articles should
support the statements that you make regarding your text and topic. Secondary source
quotations assist you in proving your thesis by substantiating your argument. Your
essay is to contribute to the literary conversation on your chosen text and topic.