1. Select a work of literature from the short story list below.
2. Do careful and thorough research to locate credible information about the literary work you have chosen.
[1] Use at least three reliable sources from literary reference books, TCC library (library.tulsacc.edu),
and/or Tulsa City/County Library (tulsalibrary.org).
[2] Report accurate and complete information from secondary sources.
3. The paper must contain five-paragraphs of text (double-spaced introduction, body paragraphs, and conclusion) that:
[1] Analyzes your selection through topic-by-topic reporting of information gathered from noted
literary critics (secondary sources).
[2] Introduces all quotations and paraphrases from these secondary sources.
 Quotations must account for LESS THAN 15% of the paper’s content
[3] Acknowledges ALL borrowed information by including proper MLA parenthetical references
and a Works Cited page of only secondary sources.
4. The completed essay should be a single file containing the completed paper in polished form with:
· proper format
· properly introduced quotations and paraphrases from secondary sources
· complete and correct parenthetical references from secondary sources
· proper Works Cited page
5. Submit your essay (including Works Cited) in one document as an upload into SafeAssign.
6. List of choices (select only one story): (remember to enclose short story titles within “quotation marks”)
The Story of An Hour (Kate Chopin)
Desiree’s Baby (Kate Chopin)
Araby (James Joyce)
The Monkey’s Paw (W.W. Jacobs)
To Build a Fire (Jack London)
A Jury of Her Peers (Susan Glaspell)
The Necklace (La Parure) (Guy De Maupassant)
The Rocking-Horse Winner (D.H. Lawrence)
The Yellow Wallpaper (Charlotte Perkins Gilman)
Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? (Joyce Carol Oates)

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