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 Lecture 2: Monday, September 17th, 2012

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PostSubject: Lecture 2: Monday, September 17th, 2012   Tue Sep 18, 2012 8:37 pm

APA Assignment --
focus on:
1. content, do you have what is asked?
2. formal, 400 words, 12pt font, Times New Roman, double spaced.


Short Essay Style Format (used for academic papers)

[# of pages]
For [professors name or course code]
[date] --> Press enter twice

--> first letter of each word must be capitalized
(press enter twice again after entering title and begin text)


NOTE: paragraphs must be indented. No slugs (extra space between paragraphs). If double-spacing, make sure the entire document is double spaced, including the name, date, and title.

Block Format Papers:
- text aligned in left margin
- extra space between paragraphs (slugs)
- used for: emails, businesses, etc

Narrative = story (beginning, middle, end)
Narration = preposition (telling of story on instance) - includes language use.
Example: voice changes every time the SAME story is being re-told.
Narrator = 1st, 2nd, 3rd person narrative voice.
1st person: I, Me, We --> interior, limited, and intimate (close)
2nd person: you --> used more for creative marks, but since it is only formal marks, do no use it!
3rd person: they, she, he --> exterior, and more unlimited.

Status Quo: introduction and/or current situation of the characters
Complication: begins the rising action. Includes steps like a staircase (beats). The beats make up the rising action, and at the end of each beat, there is a new complication.
Climax: breakthrough of the story -- reader can usually tell that it is coming
New Status Quo: loose ends are tied up, and the new situation is stated.


Assignment: Write a narrative essay - 5 to 7 paragraphs, 1000 words plus or minus 20.
1st paragraph: introduce character(s) and answer "what is life like?"
2nd paragraph: start introducing complications with a separate paragraph for each

DUE: Monday October 15th 2012.


In your proposal include:
- short essay format
- propose a clear beginning, middle, and end for your essay
- introduce characters
- choose a narrative voice and say why (think analytically)
- any other relative details
- approximately 8-10 sentences
- state a title and name for your essay.
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