Research the following events of 1955 and tell how each event might have contributed to Lorraine Hansberryâ€™s political philosophy, to the plot of A Raisin in the Sun, and to the central ideas revealed in the play. You must have a total of 6 sources used through your paper.
- The arrest of Rosa Parks
- Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
- The murder of Emmett Till
Guidelines:1. Establish, in the introduction, a strong and analytical thesis statement, a sentence that explains what your paper is about. You may use key phrases from the writing topic and several outside sources to incorporate into your work. Make sure your thesis statement is the last sentence in the introduction.2. Cite sufficient and relevant evidence from your research books, articles and A Raisin in the Sun to support your statements in your body paragraphs. You must have at least one intext citation in each body paragraph.3. Document the source of the citations4. Use transitions to unify your paragraphs4. Draw a forceful and logical conclusions5. Follow conventions of standard English6. Must adhere to MLA format7. Avoid using long quotes***Papers are composed in third person, present tense*** When referencing the past historical events make sure your work shifts to present tense in the thesis statement, body, and conclusion.If you are taking the analytical approach to writing a research paper you will need to assemble data from reliable sources, which you cite by paraphrasing and quoting. You must have a very real knowledge of the subject if you select the analytical approach as it is meant to make use of your research in order to provide an objective picture of the data that is available on the subject. This enables you to present a conclusion based on all available information, not just your opinion. Once you have achieved familiarity with the topic, you will be able to restructure and relocate the concepts that underlie the basic topic in your paper. When writing your analytical paper, remember to use the present tense, avoid the first person, as well as the use of contractions.
Part I: Identifying Sources,
For this analytical research paper, you will need to locate 6 sources. 3 sources must be primary sources, and 3 sources must be secondary. Books are considered primary sources. Articles, interviews, etc. are considered secondary sources. These sources must be incorporated into your paper.
Part II: How Do The Sources Support the Thesis StatementUse your sources as evidence to help you, the writer, analyze Hansberryâ€™s work. Papers that retell the entire story fail to analyze. The T.S.E.E.D. model can help you.T.S. Topic SentenceE ExampleE ExplainD DevelopYour 6 sources must appear on the Works Cited page. The Works Cited page will be the 5th page. Do not put a header on the 5th page. Your last name and page number 5 should appear at the top right of the 5th page.