Walt Whitman

Explain, with reference to one or more of their poems, how Walt Whitman or Emily Dickinson exemplifies the Romantic movement in American literature. Feel free to consider poems outside of our textbook.

 

Your essays should be in MLA Style and approximately 3-4 pages, not including the Work(s) Cited page. As with most academic writing, this essay should be written in third person. Please avoid both first person (I, we, our, etc.) and second person (you, your).

In the upper left-hand corner of the paper, place your name, the professor?s name, the course name, and the due date for the assignment on consecutive lines. Double space your information from your name onward, and don’t forget a title. All papers should be in Times New Roman font with 12-point type with one-inch margins all the way around your paper. All paragraph indentations should be indented five spaces (use the tab key) from the left margin. All work is to be left justified. When quoting lines in literature, please research the proper way to cite short stories, plays, or poems.

Sample citation from our textbook:

London, Jack. "To Build a Fire." American Literature Since the Civil War. Create edition. McGraw-Hill,

2011. 114-124. e-Book.

You should use the online APUS library to look for scholarly sources. Be careful that you don?t create a "cut and paste" paper of information from your various sources. Your ideas are to be new and freshly constructed. Also, take great care not to plagiarize.

 

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