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*MUST?USE?PROPER?GRAMMAR?AND?PUNCTUATION*?Please?follow?all?guidelines?presented?in?the
rubric?attached.?Don’t?forget?to?underline?thesis.
A?1500?word?research?paper?on?a?topic?of?your?choice.?
?The?entire?essay?should?be?written?in?MLA?format,?which
means?that?you?must?include?a?works?cited?list?and?correctly?use?in?text?citations?and?parenthetical?references.
You?are?required?to?include?4?outside?sources?in?your?paper.?At?least?two?of?these?sources?must?originate?from
the?FSW?Library?database?system.?If?you?are?using?the?Internet?for?your?other?two?sources,?use
.edu?sites?and?avoiding?.coms.?This?paper?should?reflect?sound?critical?and?analytical?thinking.?You?should
maintain?a?scholarly?tone?throughout?and?carefully?support?your?argument?with?appropriate?examples?drawn
from?literary?texts?and?from?authoritative?and?credible?sources.
Sample?Topics:
1.?Write?an?essay?that?compares?the?understanding?of?war?and?its?effects?in?the?works?of?two?or?more?of?the
World?War?I?poets.
2.?Select?two?or?more?writers?in?the?Victorian?”woman?question”?module?and?write?an?essay?that?compares?and
contrasts?the?writers’?treatment?of?marriage.
3.?Robert?Browning’s?”Porphyria’s?Lover”?and?”My?Last?Duchess”?provide?startling?and?unsettling?views?of?the
relationships?between?men?and?women.?Compare?these?poems?and?closely?analyze?the?speakers?of?each?poem.