Research

 

Reading Research Essay

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On Hills Like White Elephants

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Module B: Research on Issues of the WWI Era, Hemingway’s Life, and Plausibility for "A Farewell to Arms"

Objectives        Tasks        Sample Research Papers

B101 Describe how knowledge in a discipline "grows" as scholars share ideas in journals and convention presentations.

B102 Apply the characteristics of a good research paper.

B103 Describe the process of topic narrowing.

B104 Determine traits of relevant source material.

B105 Contrast research on the Web vs. VIVA searching.

B107 Describe the characteristics of an effective graphic aid.

B108 Review the effective use of source materials.

B109 Distinguish between summarizing, paraphrasing, and quoting for fair use of source information.

B110 Describe the characteristics of an effective abstract. B111 Apply "plausibility" to examples from "Hills" and "A Farewell to Arms."

B112 Describe how factual background, or knowledge of real events, impacts on one's understanding of fictional events.

B113 Describe conventions of "historical fiction."

B114 Describe several factors that influence one's appreciation of a writer's craft.

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