Guidelines for Final Paper Select your topic: Choose a theme, concept, or any s

Guidelines for Final Paper
Select your topic:
Choose a theme, concept, or any subject matter from one (or more) primary texts that we have covered in class. Primary texts include short stories, novels, and films. Articles and book chapters are not primary texts, but can be secondary sources for your paper.
Write a tentative thesis:
Write a sentence or two to explain what you are trying to demonstrate through your paper. Do not try to argue something too big or broad to support in your 8-page paper. A thesis statement should be clear, succinct, and specific.
For the first page make an outline:
Logical organization is important.
Introduction: Clearly state the topic of your paper, why you are interested in it and why it is important, and introduce the structure of your paper. It is very important to let readers know the direction where your paper will go.
Main Body: Focus on the topic and demonstrate your thesis by closely analyzing the texts. You can refer to secondary sources to discuss historical, political, and social backgrounds. Divide the main body into sections based on several points you are demonstrating.
Conclusion: A simple summary of your paper and main thesis is ideal. Don’t start a new argument or new discussion when you are concluding your paper.
Footnotes and bibliography:
You should properly cite your primary and secondary sources with in-text citations or footnotes, and make a list of cited works on the last page. You can choose either MLA or Chicago Style. Stay consistent.
MLA
https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/mla_style/mla_formatting_and_style_guide/mla_formatting_and_style_guide.html
Chicago Style
http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide/citation-guide-1.html
Do not copy and paste from online sources! Even a sentence or an idea borrowed from someone else without proper citations is plagiarism.
Revision and proofreading:
Read through your paper and check if paragraphs and sections flow logically. Correct spelling and grammatical errors. You can revise your thesis statements and the ending part of the introduction—one of the most crucial parts in your paper—for the last time.
–The actual Paper should be around 8 pages (1-inch margins; double-spaced; 12-point). Plus 1 page for the outline.
I’ll attach the book “The Vegetarian” which the paper should be based on

Guidelines for Final Paper Select your topic: Choose a theme, concept, or any s
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