Research Essay – The Turn of the Screw
Your step is to explore Henry James’ work further. In college, the way that we do this is by completing additional outside reading on a topic. Once we have chosen that topic, we begin a more focused reading of works that have already been written about it as with Literary Criticism for literature (or, any research articles from that discipline or field). Alternately, with literature or other disciplines in the Humanities, we could also research a topic related to its subject, time-period, author, genre, etc. This research allows us to formulate deeper, more educated observations on that topic.
From this research or “independent study” you can then create a paper that discusses, not just what you have learned from the research, but also how this learning can be used to re-interpret some aspect of the original set of knowledge (in our case, The Turn of the Screw). This is NOT a report on what “everyone else says” but an integration of your ideas in response to “their ideas.” You will join the “conversation” by using your research to create your own original ideas about some aspect of the novel.
YOUR RESEARCH ASSIGNMENT
Don’t see a topic? That’s right! This is one of your first exercises in research! My only limitations are these:
The topic must relate to The Turn of the Screw and/or Henry James
You must apply your research knowledge to some aspect of the novella and discuss this in the paper
Your paper must quote and or paraphrase from each one of your Three (3) Peer Reviewed Sources AND from the novella
Topics and drafts will be submitted to Moodle as part of the process work
Because I know you will ask. . . In the past students have successfully researched in the following areas; but do not be afraid to digress:
DRAFT ESSAY & RESEARCH GUIDELINES – See Schedule at the end of this assignment
Essays – To receive professor comments you must meet or exceed the minimum length and you must have two Peer Reviewed sources from the databases. Drafts that do not meet this requirement will be returned ungraded.
Length MINIMUM of at least 2-3 Full pages, double-spaced, plus Works Cited all in MLA 8 format – See Purdue OWL for MLA Style Guidelines
Works Cited – Must include Works Cited in MLA format to receive comments – If you don’t have good sources, you won’t have a good paper. Your draft should include at least two (2) of your three (3) peer reviewed sources; you must also cite from the book!
Works Consulted – Include the list of sources that you may have consulted for your own understanding, but that you did not include in the paper because they are not Peer Reviewed (see IMPORTANT below)
Completion of Process Assignments will be considered in the final essay grade as well as in the Process Writing category for the class
IMPORTANT! Wikipedia, and aggregate sources (such as Critical Controversy) should not be used as sources for this assignment. They can be used for ideas, but not as the actual sources used for your paper. However, these sources must be included in a separate list of “Works Consulted” which should follow the Works Cited
IMPORTANT! Please remember that this paper should be an integrated discussion of your ideas, supported by your research. In other words, it will reflect what you have learned and applied to your reading of TOC—NOT just what “other people write” (which is a common mistake that students make on this assignment). DO NOT FALL INTO HIGH SCHOOL REPORT MODE; this is NOT a “report.”
Top Quality and Well-Researched Papers
All ourbpapers are written from scratch. In fact, Clients who ask for paraphrasing services are highly discouraged. We have writers ready to craft any paper from scratch and deliver quality ahead of time.
Professional and Experienced Academic Writers
Our writers keeps you posted on your papers progress - providing you with paper outline/draft. You are also at liberty to communicate directly with your writer.
Free Unlimited Revisions
If you think we missed something, send your order for a free revision. You have 10 days to submit the order for review after you have received the final document. You can do this yourself after logging into your personal account or by contacting our support.
Prompt Delivery and 100% Money-Back-Guarantee
All papers are always delivered on time, in many cases quite ahead of time. In case we need more time to master your paper, we may contact you regarding the deadline extension. In case you cannot provide us with more time, a 100% refund is guaranteed.
Original & Confidential
We use several writing tools checks to ensure that all documents you receive are free from plagiarism. Our editors carefully review all quotations in the text. We also promise maximum confidentiality in all of our services.
24/7 Customer Support
Our support agents are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week and committed to providing you with the best customer experience. Get in touch whenever you need any assistance.
Try it now!
How it works?
Follow these simple steps to get your paper done
Place your order
Fill in the order form and provide all details of your assignment.
Proceed with the payment
Choose the payment system that suits you most.
Receive the final file
Once your paper is ready, we will email it to you.
No need to work on your paper at night. Sleep tight, we will cover your back. We offer all kinds of writing services.
No matter what kind of academic paper you need and how urgent you need it, you are welcome to choose your academic level and the type of your paper at an affordable price. We take care of all your paper needs and give a 24/7 customer care support system.
Admission Essays & Business Writing Help
An admission essay is an essay or other written statement by a candidate, often a potential student enrolling in a college, university, or graduate school. You can be rest assurred that through our service we will write the best admission essay for you.
Our academic writers and editors make the necessary changes to your paper so that it is polished. We also format your document by correctly quoting the sources and creating reference lists in the formats APA, Harvard, MLA, Chicago / Turabian.
If you think your paper could be improved, you can request a review. In this case, your paper will be checked by the writer or assigned to an editor. You can use this option as many times as you see fit. This is free because we want you to be completely satisfied with the service offered.