English 120 Class Library:
Resources, Handouts, and Links

Blackboard Documents

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Resources to Help You Write Your Papers (Paper-Formatting, Grammar, Documentation, Etc.)
"No iron can pierce the heart with such force as a period put just at the right place" (Isaac Babel, qtd. by Carver, "In Writing").

Owl Online Writing Lab

Bedford St. Martin's Research and Documentation Online (click on "Humanities," "Sample MLA Paper," etc. and explore around. Everything you need to know about finding and documenting sources is here, as well as info on how to format your paper)

Guide to Grammar and Writing Online     

The Nuts and Bolts of College Writing

A Classic Guide to Style



Handouts and Critique Forms

Late Form

Sample Student Rhetorical Analysis

Some Sample Fallacies

Group Worksheet on Fallacies

King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail"

Tips for Writing about Literature

Essay Comparing Rule of the Bone to Huck Finn


Web Sites of Interest

Hot Paper Topics

RefDesk.com (huge reference site; links to all sorts of reference info on the web)

"Define Art--We'd Like to See You Try"

Global Arts Review


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