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Literary research paper

You will be required to write a thesis driven literary research paper on the novel Night by Elie Wiesel.  You will include textual evidence from a variety of sources, including the novel itself, to support your thesis.

Learning Target

I can select,evaluate and synthesize sources to support my thesis.

Research Vocabulary

Research Vocabulary: Understanding the meanings of the following terms is essential to understanding the research process.  Are you familiar with them?  Do you know what they mean?  Take notes as we discuss them.

  • Thesis statement
  • Primary source
  • Secondary source
  • Works Cited
  • Working Bibliography
  • Database
  • Parenthetical citation

What is Reseach? A quick overview of the research process.

Noodle Tools

Academic Integrity

Cite your sources!

BHS uses the MLA style of citation.  Hopefully you all have your Style Manuals from the fall!  No?! Fear not, we have extra copies and it is also available on the Library Website