Remember, reliable information will have an author who is an expert in his/her field. You may have to do some research on an author to determine his/her authority on a topic.
"Well-researched information is presented about domestic items, the social scene, the workplace, the church, special events and rituals, and everyday customs that constituted life in Jane Austen's England." - back cover
Search the World Wide Web!
REMEMBER: Web articles you use for academic research MUST be authored.
Topics for PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Cultural Context report
Leisure activities and games
Balls and dances
The education of men and women
The World Literature cultural context project revolves around the novel Pride and Prejudice. You are reading it, so now you will now select a research topic related to the time period ( 1800-1815) in which the novel is set. Your paper will be a three to four page exploration of how your topic applies to the novel. Be sure to mention specific literary elements such as character, plot, symbolism, etc.
You must include: Two quotes from the novel One quote from each of your non-fiction sources. You must have three non-fiction sources. You will have five quotes in your paper.
Requirements: Length: 3-4 pages (no more than 5) Typed: Double-spaced, using Times New Roman in 12 point font Sources: minimum of 3 sources, cultural and historical Documentation: in-text parenthetical citation plus a Works Cited Page.
Use MLA Documentation for format Introduction of the paper: Broad hook statement Transition to introduce your topic Introduce the book (include author and title) Concise thesis sentence that informs the reader what you will be discussing in the paper. Main Body Paragraphs: Details, supporting evidence, quotes Transitions Concluding Paragraph: Transition into closing Restate title and author Restate thesis sentence
DUE DATE: April 26