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Annotated Bibliography – DUE 5.24.2020, noon
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Reflection on and Analysis of Research – 1 page – DUE 5/24/2020 – noon
Write a short informal essay that considers the sources you summarized and evaluated for your Annotated Bibliography. See if you can map out any kind of relationships between them. Also, think about how you might or might not use these sources in future project. If possible, include answers to these questions in your reflection:
Examples of Annotations with Source Evaluations: The first is my example; the second is Purdue OWL’s:
Ball, Jessica Bennett, Jesse Ellison,Sarah. “Are We There Yet?” Newsweek Magazine, March 19, 2010.
Web. 12 Nov. 2012. http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2010/03/18/are-we-there-yet.html.
Written by women writers affiliated with Newsweek, this article examines how far women have progressed towards equal treatment at the Newsweek workplace, comparing the current conditions with those that existed forty years ago when a civil rights law suit was filed against the company for discrimination against its women employees. Although the article notes that progress has been made at the company, it asserts that the company still discriminates against women. The article cites U.S. Department of Education data which indicates that women employees still make less than their male counterparts. The article also notes that while 49% of the employees at Newsweek are female, only 39% of the articles at that time were written by women.
This is a short article which offers a glimpse of the lack of progress made by women in the workplace with a specific timeline (1970 vs. 2010) and in a specific venue (offices of Newsweek). However, it seems to function more as an editorial than as a piece of investigative journalism: while it presents statistics related to Newsweek’s current working conditions for women, these are not extensive and would need to be double-checked and updated. Also, it does not delineate specific examples or case histories.
I could use this article in my paper as an example of the lack of progress for women in the workplace, but only in conjunction with the much more fleshed-out and informative womensnews.com article, “40 Years Later, Newsweek Sex Discrimination Persists,” written by Lynn Povich, or with Povich’s book, The Good Girls Revolt, both of which provide the background information on the article and on the women who wrote this.
Lamott, Anne. Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life. New York: Anchor Books, 1995.
Lamott’s book offers honest advice on the nature of a writing life, complete with its insecurities and failures. Taking a humorous approach to the realities of being a writer, the chapters in Lamott’s book are wry and anecdotal and offer advice on everything from plot development to jealousy, from perfectionism to struggling with one’s own internal critic. In the process, Lamott includes writing exercises designed to be both productive and fun.
Lamott offers sane advice for those struggling with the anxieties of writing, but her main project seems to be offering the reader a reality check regarding writing, publishing, and struggling with one’s own imperfect humanity in the process. Rather than a practical handbook to producing and/or publishing, this text is indispensable because of its honest perspective, its down-to-earth humor, and its encouraging approach.
Chapters in this text could easily be included in the curriculum for a writing class. Several of the chapters in Part 1 address the writing process and would serve to generate discussion on students’ own drafting and revising processes. Some of the writing exercises would also be appropriate for generating classroom writing exercises. Students should find Lamott’s style both engaging and enjoyable.
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