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ENG 106 Fairy Tales Assignment  

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Your Assignment

You have read a number of fairy tales and modern rewritings of fairy tales.  You have considered in class the extent to which modern versions of fairy tales reflect typically modern concerns and anxieties.  Now you will write a short research paper that will enable you to look at a fairytale-related subject in depth.  

Rough Draft due: Wednesday, Week 8  (Middlesex)

                             Thursday, Week 8 (Paramus)


Bring 3 copies to class and submit to Blackboard before class.


Final Draft due: last day of class (underlined to show changes and accompanied by peer letters/comments.)  Submit to Blackboard before class.


For both rough and final drafts:

Minimum Word Count: 1250

Minimum Number of Sources: 3

Use of Sources:  All papers must have at least one quotation, one summary (the main idea of the source), and one paraphrase.  Please indicate each use in the margin of your rough draft.



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