Sample Research Paper Complete The Following Re
1：Annotated bibliography and tentative topic outline for The Narcissism Epidemic research paper
PART 1 of your assignment—annotated bibliography
Compile and format at least three (3) high quality research sources into an MLA works cited list with annotations (a brief summary & a statement of how each source will assist you in your essay). See pp. 386-390 in Rules for Writers, 9th ed.
The annotated bibliography requires that you type up the MLA citation for each source (see pp. 429-463 in Rules, 9th) as well as include 4-5 sentences in your own words that summarize the main points of each source and another 4-5 sentences to explain how each source will figure into your research essay .
See p 466 in Rules for Writers, 9th (“Preparing the List of Works Cited”) for how to type and format your bibliography page. Also see the sample works cited pages on pp. 475-476 (which accompanies the sample research paper).
2：PART 2 of your assignment—brief outline of your symptoms
Offer your focused topic for the paper ,such as narcissism and social media or narcissism and professional athletes, etc.). Then offer your list of 4-5 symptoms of narcissism that go along with this focus. Insert the name of your sources under the symptom they will help you to develop in your essay. Don’t forget that you will be drawing most of your support from Twenge and Campbell’s book but that you will be supplementing your research with three new sources obtained on the library databases.
Follow this format when you type up your outline:
My paper focus: for example, narcissism in the workplace
Symptom 1: for example, employees who want to work less but want more pay
To support this symptom, I will use Twenge and Campbell’s book as well as
information from Tom Bedford’s article “The New Workplace Attitude”(which will be
in your annotated bibliography)
Symptom 2: Employees who steal ideas from their co-workers
To support this symptom, I will use information from Barbara Seiko’s article “The
Cheater in the Next Cubicle” (which will be in your annotated bibliography).
Symptom 3: Employees who need constant praise to do their job.
To support this symptom
Symptom 4: and so on….