*****PLEASE USE ACADEMIC SOURCES ONLY***** (no wiki, or anything like that)
Research paper on: Jane Austen
Paper should include a biography of the woman you selected, struggles/challenges your person may have encountered, and her contributions to society.
Consult at least 4 academic sources. Your sources should be listed on works cited page (works cite page does not count towards the 3-4 pages in length).
Please cite using Chicago style footnotes.
1.5 or Double space.
No cover page.
Please upload your paper to Canvas by the time your class begins and bring a print copy (stapled) on the due date to class as well.
Avoid ‘I’ statements
They/we/our: They who? BE SPECIFIC
Avoid Contractions: can’t, don’t, isn’t, Cannot, do not, is not
Avoid “talks about”
Capitalize: Titles, Place Names, Proper Names
Always use author’s Last name (after first full name use), rather than first name
- Abbreviations: US/U.S.: United States (U.S.) spell out first use
- Punctuation inside quotation marks “Americans wanted independence.”
Eric Foner, Voices of Freedom(New York: W.W. Norton, 2014), 303.