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ENGL 102

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This assignment is a 1,500 word (5-7 page) research paper that covers 1 play from the drama unit. This is for the ENGL 102 course. The details are attached below. You may use MLA, APA, or Turabian style.

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ENGL 102 RESEARCH PAPER INSTRUCTIONS In preparation for the Research Paper and by completing your textbook readings, you will be equipped to objectively respond by compiling information from a variety of sources to compose a paper that allows you to write a persuasive analysis of a literary work; follow standard usage in English grammar and sentence structure; proceed independently through the various stages of research and integrate sources accurately and effectively; identify the theme and structure of each literary selection as well as the significant characteristics or elements of each genre studied; and evaluate the literary merit of a work (Syllabus MLOs: A, B, C, D, E, F, G and Module/Week 8 LOs: 1, 2). In Module/Week 8, you will write a 1,500-word (5–7 pages) paper that addresses 1 of the plays from the Drama Unit. A minimum of 6 citations, including the primary source and at least 5 secondary, scholarly sources, is required for this assignment. Before you begin writing the paper, carefully read the guidelines for developing your paper topic that are given below. Review the Research Paper Grading Rubric to see how your submission will be graded. Gather all of your information, plan the direction of your paper, organize your ideas by developing a 1-page thesis statement and outline, draft your paper, and compile sources used. Format the thesis/outline, the draft, and works cited/references/bibliography using current MLA, APA, or Turabian style (whichever corresponds to your degree program). You are required to submit your thesis, outline, rough draft, and works cited/references/bibliography by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Monday of Module/Week 7 for instructor feedback. The Research Paper is due by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Friday of Module/Week 8 and must include a title page, thesis statement, and outline, followed by the research paper, and your correctly documented sources page. Note: Review the Sample Essay on Drama in the Module/Week 6 Reading & Study folder. Guidelines for Developing Your Paper Topic Chapters 42 and 43 of the Kennedy and Gioia textbook (Chapters 44 and 45 in the eText) provide helpful pointers for writing about plays and for developing research papers. Be sure to review both chapters thoroughly before you begin doing any further work for this assignment. Choose 1 of the prompts below to address in your paper: 1. Write an essay explaining how Sophocles’ Oedipus exemplifies or refutes Aristotle’s definition of a tragic hero. Review Chapter 34 in your textbook (Chapter 36 in the eText) for the background and overview of Aristotle’s concept of tragedy/the tragic hero and drama. This chapter also contains critical information on Sophocles and the play Oedipus. You may use any of the critical material as a secondary source, but remember to cite it correctly. A video performance and an animated lesson on the play Oedipus are available in MyLiteratureLab Multimedia for you to watch. Page 1 of 2 ENGL 102 2. Discuss William Shakespeare’s Othello, the Moor of Venice as a tragedy. As defined by Aristotle, is it correct to label Othello a “tragic hero” and to classify the play as an Aristotelian tragedy? Review Chapter 35 of your textbook (Chapter 37 in the eText) for the background and overview of Shakespeare’s Othello, the Moor of Venice, and drama. This chapter also contains critical information on Shakespeare and the play Othello, the Moor of Venice. You may use any of these critical materials as a secondary source, but remember to cite it correctly. Also, read the overview of Aristotle’s concept of tragedy/the tragic hero on pages 904–907 (pages 857–859 in the eText) as well as the sample Student Essay on Othello (pages 1112–1115 of the eText and page 1024 to view the Student Essay). A video performance and an animated lesson on the play are also available in MyLiteratureLab Multimedia for you to watch. 3. Use evidence from Sophocles’ Oedipus, from Shakespeare’s Othello, Moor of Venice, and from secondary sources to explain why you agree or disagree with this statement: “The downfall of Oedipus is the work of the gods; the downfall of Othello is selfinflicted” (Should you choose this option, you need to read both Oedipus and Othello in full). 4. Discuss the author’s perception of death and the treatment of death in Everyman. Finding Scholarly Sources For your papers, you are only permitted to use academic sources. Resources such as 123Essays, Spark Notes, Cliff Notes, and Masterplots (or similar resources) are not scholarly and will not be permitted in your papers. To find appropriate sources, access the Liberty University Library through the Services/Support link on the course menu. From there, you can use the Library Research Portal to find peer-reviewed, scholarly journals. The Literature Resource Center is an excellent resource for these types of papers. If you need additional help finding the right sources, you can receive help from a librarian in the Liberty library by emailing your questions to research@liberty.edu. You are also free to visit your local library or do some research on the Internet; however, make sure that you have credible sources. If you are uncertain, email your source to you instructor in advance. Page 2 of 2 ...
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hi, I am doing the second prompt, and attach is my paper

Summary of Othello
Othello is known as one of the best of Shakespeare's tragedies which are set in
Venice. This drama is additionally known as the Moor of Venice. This play draws out the
human instinct of desirously and bad form in its best component. According to Scene 3 of
Act 3 in Othello, the references to the very quote in Othello, "be careful, my master, of
desire; It is the green-eyed beast that doth deride the meat it sustains on." compactly manages
the whole story of Othello.
Othello is the drama of the jealousy pain. In Shakespeare's masterpiece, Othello is
headed to maniacal fierceness when the tricky Iago beguiles Othello into trusting that his
better half is being unfaithful. This deceptive demonstration that Othello accepts to be
genuine that can end up in the demise of his significant other Desdemona. Small
understanding that he is sold out by his own companions. The wrath that surfaces in Othello
shape the whole plot of the story, which includes the components of word, culture and
Venetian ravenousness are cleverly weaved into the entire story alongside exceptionally solid
identity attributes of the four principle characters. Othello fits the ideal case of a tragic hero
as characterized by Aristotle.A tragic hero is an artistic character who makes a judgment
error that unavoidably prompts his own downfall. It is found in Shakespeare's Othello that the
character can destroy him.
In perusing Aristotle once said that "A man does not turn into a saint until the point
when he can see the base of his own destruction." (McCollum, 1957) A tragic hero from
Aristotelian must have particular attributes and characteristics such as having an imperfection
or mistake of judgment, must endorse to vindicate on his judgments, have an inversion of
fortune that is executed as a result of the mistake of heroin judgment. The disclosure or
acknowledgment that the inversion was achieved by Othello's own behavior and have
unreasonable pride.

At first, the tragic hero such as Othello ought to be neither preferred nor more terrible
ethically over typical individuals, with the end goal to enable different people to relate to
them. This additionally presents pity, which is essential in catastrophe; as though the hero
was impeccable we would be insulted with their destiny or not mind particularly due to their
ideological prevalence. In the event that the hero was flawed or abhorrent, at that point the
group of people would feel that he had gotten what he merited. It is essential to strike an
adjust in the character of the hero. In the long run, the Aristotelian tragic hero such as Othello
passes on an unfortunate demise, having tumbled from incredible statues and h...

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