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General Directions

  • Write a three page thematic essay (typed, double spaced, one inch margins, Times New Roman, 12 point font) that answers the essay question fully.
  • Your essay should include research and analysis (not just recall of facts.)
  • This is not a partner project; you must complete this essay on your own from start to finish.
  • As this is a college preparatory essay, it will be graded as such:
    • You must include TWO quotations in your paper
    • The citations you will use need to be formatted correctly and your bibliography will need to be flawless.
  • FOLLOW THE PROPER FORMAT: Introduction with a thesis, supporting paragraphs with topic sentences, and make sure that all the evidence supports the thesis directly.

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