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English 1900e (2008): Essay 3

Posted: Nov 26, 2008 14:11;
Last Modified: Nov 26, 2008 14:11




Please write an essay corresponding to the requirements below on one or more of the works by Austen, Fielding, or Chaucer. You may use works studied earlier this term (for example, a comparison of Wordsworth and Austen), but Austen, Fielding, and/or Chaucer must be of at least equal importance to the earlier work in your essay.

You should develop your own topic using the techniques we have practiced in class. Some possible starting points for your thinking include:


The goal of this assignment is to give you final practice in developing and writing University-level research ideas in literature and to let you apply the techniques of idea generation we have been using in class.

In addition, this essay should be used to address problems you may have had in the first.

By this time in the course you should be able to do all of the following:


I will be assigning significant penalties to failures to observe the details of MLA style or my styleguide.


For this essay, I will be following my standard rubric.

Dues dates, length, etc.





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