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ESL 8 - Perez- SP 2019

Assignment Overview

This guide will help you complete your Research Paper.

For your research paper, you will need to:

  • Choose a person from Time's 2019 list "The 100 Most Influential People"
  • Using that person’s life and accomplishments, make an argument for or against 2 of the "ingredients of success" from Malcolm Gladwell's book Outliers.
  • Support your argument using evidence from Outliers AND at least 2 other sources.
  • Cite your evidence using MLA-formatted in-text citations and a Works Cited list.

Find Biographical Information on Your Successful Person Using This Recommended Library Database

Cite Your Sources Using MLA-formatted In-Text Citations and a Works Cited List

What is a citation?

A citation is a reference to a source that you used in writing your paper. It includes specific information about your source including author, title, date. You need to include a citation for any quotation or paraphrase that you include in your paper.

Your professor has asked you to use MLA Format for your paper and for your citations.

The resources below can help you understand MLA format.

Email Yourself a Copy of an Article from Biography in Context

Copy and Paste the MLA-formatted Citation from Biography in Context

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