This assignment is meant to prepare you for that final and to demonstrate you are working on it throughout the semester.
Human SexualityAssignment: You will compose one essay for this course the final essay. This assignment is meant to prepare you for that final and to demonstrate you are working on it throughout the semester. The final essay should have a complicated argument (thesis) in place that is opinionated, clear, and will allow for in-depth analytical work invested in sexual or affective subject matter. An essay should also demonstrate that the writer can identify multiple areas from a primary text(s) worth unpacking, breaking down for sub-textual meaning. Finally, that essay should demonstrate that a writer has considered and chosen appropriate, relevant, and credible sources from research to support a major or minor claims and/or concepts raised with analysis. The thesis/annotated bibliography assignment allows you to demonstrate you are considering actively each of these three components. To do that, you should Devote three full pages of writing in MLA format, detailing your argument and areas from your primary text(s) that you plan on exploring in the final essay. Your tone with this assignment should reflect a writer in the planning stages of a draft, so you will write as though you are proposing this writing project to me. Your argument should be made clear, but you do not have to identify in detail those in-depth discoveries your analysis will make only gesture to moments from the text where you feel you might find productive material for unpacking. Then, you will provide at least five entries for an annotated bibliography, which is another type of planning document. You will cite authors, titles, publication info for each of these sources and include at least a 100-word paragraph following each, where you will identify why this source has potential impact for supporting a major or minor claim or can substantiate details from analysis. At least two of these sources must reflect academic research. This component of the assignment must span around 1 pages and should follow MLA format. Your ideas can shift, progress, or move on totally as you encounter other texts this semester. For that reason, consider the thesis/annotated bibliography assignment a planning document, which you should be revising in the final weeks of the semester as you develop the final essay. Grading criteria A clear, opinionated argument is generated that points toward the ability to sustain an in-depth analysis over eight pages for the final essay The text explains several key moments from primary text(s) worth exploring on a detail-oriented level that supports the argumentative approach Bibliography identifies good sources (at least two academic) worth folding into analysis to explore a concept or support a major or minor argumentative claim
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