Evidence engagement with feedback on proposal: the writing demonstrates engagement with instructor feedback provided on the proposal, it clearly shows that the project is becoming more focused, showing a stronger research question and set of multi-disciplinary interlocutors.

About: For this assignment you will submit the first two sections of your thesis paper: (1) The Introduction and (2) The literature Review. Open the thesis guidelines here: Senior Thesis Description.pdf Download Senior Thesis Description.pdf for details on what each of these sections entails. This will be a polished first draft of these two sections and should meet the minimum requirement listed below for a passing grade:
Be a polished draft: While this is a first draft of part I– and your arguments and writing are expected to evolve & change as we move along in the research/writing/revising process–to receive a passing grade, your first draft of Part I should be well-written and polished.
Show thorough engagement with past research: While the sources may change in the final thesis submission, the literature review for this draft should engage with at least 8 peer-reviewed sources that clearly relate to the topic at hand. All sources should be referred to and cited appropriately (including complete MLA/APA in-text citations & references).
Adhere to formatting and citation guidelines: 12-point font, Times New Roman, double-spaced, standard 1-inch margins, all sources cited appropriately in-text and in the references page.
Meet minimum length requirements: Making up about 1/3 of your paper, Part I should be roughly between 840-1100 words (3.5-5) pages double-spaced).
Evidence engagement with feedback on proposal: The writing demonstrates engagement with instructor feedback provided on the proposal, it clearly shows that the project is becoming more focused, showing a stronger research question and set of multi-disciplinary interlocutors.

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