Assignment Requirements Topic: Must address one of the topics in the guidelines Length: Your...
Topic: Must address one of the topics in the guidelines Length: Your draft should be eight to ten double-spaced pages in length (excluding title and reference page) Sources: Utilize at least six scholarly sources to support your thesis (including the course text and at least two sources from the Ashford Online Library). APA: Your draft must be formatted to APA (6th edition) style. Separate Title Page: Must include an original title Separate Reference Page Proper Citations: All sources must be properly cited, both within the text and in a separate reference page. Elements of Academic Writing: All academic papers should include these elements. Introduction with a thesis statement Supporting paragraphs Conclusion
Themes & Corresponding Works Choose only two of the works within your selected theme.
Race / Ethnicity Country Lovers (Gordimer) The Welcome Table (Walker) What It’s Like to Be a Black Girl (Smith) Child of the Americas (Morales) Gender Roles / Marriage The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (Thurber) I’m Going (Bernard) The Story of an Hour (Chopin) The Necklace (de Mauppassant) The Proposal (Chechov) Country Lovers (Gordimer) Creativity / The Creative Process Poetry (Neruda) Constantly Risking Absurdity (Ferlinghetti) You, Reader (Collins) Death and Impermanence Dog’s Death (Updike) I Used to Live Here Once (Rhys) A Father’s Story (Dubus) Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night (Thomas) Nothing Gold Can Stay (Frost) In Memoriam (Tennyson) Because I Could Not Stop for Death (Dickinson) Nature Wild Geese (Oliver) Dover Beach (Arnold) The Oak (Tennyson) The Path Not Taken (Frost) Symbolism of the Journey The Road Not Taken (Frost) A Worn Path (Welty) I Used to Live Here Once (Rhys)