Essay On English 312

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Research Goal During the undergraduate career many english major’s will encounter a course in which they focus on a specific time period of literature. English 317: British Literature 1500-1700 is one such course. English 317 is designed to allow students the freedom and flexibility to identify and formulate questions for productive inquiry, to evaluate sources for credibility, bias, quality of evidence, and quality of reasoning, and to use citation methods and structures appropriate to their field of study (UWP English Department). These course goals identical to the UW English Department’s Research goal. It is because this course focuses on a time period in which no living being is yet alive to have personally experienced it, that a heavy amount of research is required. The paper “The Witch of Edmonton: Revisited” from English 317, demonstrates how I have learned…show more content…
While looking into these several types of plays I was able to accumulate enough information to effectively argue that there is a separate treatment of women versus men who accept deals with the devil in return for magical powers. This claim is designed to display that the bias between gender is prevalent enough to allow the use of satanic pacts and devil magic to become acceptable for men in certain instances but not for women. Through this idea I had to comb through many resources that would help defend my argument. This being said, I had to chose carefully and effectively what sources I included in my paper. In order to do this I had to evaluate sources for credibility, bias, quality of evidence, and quality of reasoning, a requirement of the English Department’s research goal. The best demonstration of this is an excerpt that displays how I had evaluated
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