Research Paper - The Ramayana of Valmiki

Mar 3rd, 2015
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Research Paper

For your research paper, you will write a literary analysis of one of the assigned readings this quarter. To

support your analysis, you must use at least five secondary sources from the GMC library in addition to

the literary work from the textbook. The paper must be at least 1500 words in length.

Your research paper will be graded on the following rubric:

  • Argument 60 points
  • Use of Research 50 points
  • MLA Style 30 points
  • Mechanics, Grammar, and Punctuation 30 points
  • Structure 30 points


  • Your research paper must be a literary analysis of one of the assigned readings.
  • Your thesis statement must be clear and arguable and supported throughout your paper.
  • You should avoid unnecessary biographical information and plot summary. Your paper should be an analysis of the text.

Use of Research

  • You must use at least 5 secondary sources that provide critical arguments about the reading you've chosen. These sources should ONLY come from the GMC library or library databases.
  • Your secondary sources should be used sparingly to either support or explain your thesis.
  • You may quote, paraphrase, or summarize your sources. For more information, view the Purdue

OWL's website:

MLA Style

  • Your paper must be formatted according to MLA format.
  • You must include a works-cited page at the end of your paper. Your works-cited should include your secondary sources and the assigned reading you've chosen.
  • You must include in-text citations within the body of your paper.
  • For more information about MLA style, you should view the Purdue OWL's pages on MLA:

Mechanics, Grammar, and Punctuation

  • All written assignments should be mechanically and grammatically correct with proper punctuation.
  • For more information on each of these, you should view the Purdue OWL’s General Writing

Resources page:


  • The introduction should include a clear thesis statement.
  • Each body paragraph should have a clear topic sentence that relates back to the thesis. The information in each paragraph should relate to the topic sentence.
  • Before you begin writing, I recommend that you write an outline to organize your ideas. Doing this will help you write a logical, well-organized essay.

The paper requires that you use 5 sources from the GMC Library here is the link: WIN2015gmc

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