English Comp II

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 "Self Portrait" by Vincent Van Gogh


"The Lake Isle of Innisfree" by Yeats     http://www.bartleby.com/103/44.html

"Annabel Lee" by Poe     http://www.bartleby.com/102/89.html

"Ode to a Large Tuna in the Market" by Neruda     http://www.poetryfoundation.org/archive/poem.html?id=179412

"Dulce Et Decorm Est" by Owen     http://www.warpoetry.co.uk/owen1.html

"Sir Patrick Spens" by Anon. (Old Scottish Ballad)     http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/poetry/poems/the_ballad_of_sir_patrick_spens.html


"A Tale of the Ragged Mountains" by Poe     http://www.literature.org/authors/poe-edgar-allan/atale.html


Research: Overview - This section provides answers to the following research-related questions: Where do I begin? Where should I look for information? What types of sources are available?

Searching the World Wide Web - This section covers finding sources for your writing in the World Wide Web. It includes information about search engines, Boolean operators, web directories, and the invisible web. It also includes an extensive, annotated links section.

Conducting Primary Research - This section includes information on what primary research is, how to get started, ethics involved with primary research and different types of research you can do. It includes details about interviews, surveys, observations, and analysis.

Evaluating Sources of Information - This section provides information on evaluating bibliographic citations, aspects of evaluation, reading evaluation, print vs. Internet sources, and evaluating internet sources.

Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing - This resource will help you become more comfortable with the uses of and distinctions among quotations, paraphrases, and summaries. This handout compares and contrasts the three terms, gives some pointers, and includes a short excerpt that you can use to practice these skills.