Your research paper topic is preparatory work for the Research Paper. It is worth 2% of your final grade. Topics are expected to be longer than a few words, so as to allow a precise understanding of what particular aspects of the subject you will be exploring; but they should be shorter than a paragraph.
I have a few quick notes to pass on: First, for the Research Paper Draft, which is due November 6, you may submit either a rough draft or an outline––both formats will be accepted. However, please include a working References List/Works Cited t