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This assignment guide was created for Dr. John Barr's Humanities 1302 class.

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

Title:  Abraham Lincoln, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing right; hair parted on Lincoln's right side

Creator: Anthony Berger, photographer

Date created: February 9, 1864

Assignment - Humanities 1302

In Humanities 1302 , a research paper is required. Through careful analysis, evaluation, and interpretation, you are arguing for a critical interpretation of a literary text (in this case, either the writings of Charles Darwin or Abraham Lincoln). You have multiple options, so choose the selection that most appeals to your interests.

Paper length: Minimum of six correctly formatted full pages to maximum length of eight pages.

Sources: Minimum of five peer-reviewed scholarly secondary sources.  Along with the main work, additional primary sources may be consulted.

Citation: Chicago- Notes and Bibliography Style

Please see attached PDF below for full details on this assignment. 

Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin

Title: Portrait of Charles Darwin 

Creator: Julia Margaret Cameron, photographer 

Date Created: [ca. 1870]

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