english essay writing 13
This week, you will complete a 1,000 word Annotated Bibliography. You will need a minimum of 7 sources (6 SECONDARY sourcres, one PRIMARY source which can be your textbook) with each followed by a 200-250 word annotation. Secondary sources must be scholarly criticism or analysis, not summaries, reviews, or â€œanalysisâ€ from sites such as e-Notes, SparkNotes, Wikipedia, 123HelpMe, or Gradesaver.com; instead, they must come from books written within the last ten years. If you canâ€™t get them all within the past ten years, thatâ€™s fine as long as those sources are analyzing the literature, or some aspect thereof, not recounting facts. To explain, history books and scientific research needs to be continuously updated because we find new evidence that changes what we know about a topic. Books written about Watergate or String Theory 20 years ago might not be accurate or relevant today because new discoveries overturn facts or because our knowledge and understanding is nuanced and ultimately refined over time. However, if youâ€™re looking at a book that explores the importance of irony in Shakespeare, then thatâ€™s ok. That kind of discussion would still be relevant to the subject today.