caste: The origins of our discontents essay, Parameters: In this essay, you will evaluate the book Caste, arguing its value (or lack of value) for modern readers. That is, why the book should be read? Do not base that evaluation on entertainment value, because your job is to answer the following question: What makes Caste a significant contribution to our knowledge and culture? You should defend a very precise answer to that question. Do not retell the main points. Resorting to a general summary of the book will result in an automatic deduction of 20 points from the essay grade.
Research: Your paper must be at least five full pages of text (not including the Works Cited page) and must use at least five outside sources (in addition to the book). None of your sources may be from .com websites. (Clearly, sources found via online database are acceptable.) All sources (including Caste) must be documented correctly. purpose: to answer the question specifically and to persuade the reader to adopt your viewpoint
Audience: general readers or potential readers of Caste Research: (besides the book itself) five credible sources. No sources can come from .com websites. (I strongly advise using mostly on articles found via the online databases.) Length requirement: Five complete pages of properly formatted text plus the Works Cited page. (You will have at least six total pages. If you have over ten pages, you probably wrote too much.) Format: Double-space and use 12 pt. Times New Roman font. Follow MLA style for heading, margins, and documentation. Requirements: Include a clear, specific thesis statement. (statement of position). Place the thesis as the last sentence in your introductory paragraph.