For this assignment, students will write an essay comparing how gender is portrayed in Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, which can be found at https://www.gutenberg.org/files/2542/2542-h/2542-h.htm
(Links to an external site.)
Links to an external site.
to the role of women in the 21st century.
This essay should:
make specific and obvious points of comparison between the two topics
be 1000 words long
have an explicit thesis statement, with the main idea (the topic of the paper) and a controlling idea (what you, as the author, is saying about the topic)
include an integrated, direct quote from the text to support the thesis in each of the body paragraphs
be written using APA formatting guidelines
use APA guidelines for citation, both in-text and on a References page
avoid using 1st- or 2nd-person references (focus on objective 3rd-person references instead)
be submitted as a MS Word .docx file
Quotations and In-Text Citation:
Quotations must be in quotation marks and all quotations must be cited. Here is a correct citation for a quotation:
Mrs. Mallard knew that “there was something coming to her, and she was waiting for it.” (Chopin, 1894, 15).
Notice, as well, that this particular quotation has a lead-in, introductory phrase, as should all of your direct quotes.
Since we’re accessing the play on the web, you will site it as a page on a website.