Planning a Research Paper
The questions below will help you plan your research paper.
You may have already answered some of them in your Student Guide, so refer to
your Student Guide, if you wish.
Remember: You need to complete the
assignment by the due date to receive full credit.
Total score: ____ of 100 points
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the thesis statement of your research paper. Be sure to write it in one or two
research paper focuses on the life of Elizabeth Barrett Browning and her
efforts in championing the rights of the voiceless in the Italian society
through his poetic works during the early Nineteenth Century. Importantly, the
paper will address the feminist ability to unfold the prevalent injustices that
have been ignored over time as exemplified by Elizabeth who spearheaded social
reforms that sought to protect the rights of women and the less privileged in
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a formal outline for your research paper. Include topics, subtopics, and
details so that the reader gains a clear idea of the contents of your paper.
Use your organized notes as a basis for your outline. Remember to begin with a
title and to follow all the formatting rules. You may refer to the Making
Formal Outlines page to help with the format.
Outline for the Research Paper
Barrett Browning’s Life, her Poetic Works, and contribution to Social Freedom
in Italy and the Society at Large.
time, incidences of social injustices against the less privileged members of
the society, such as women, the poor, and the physically challenged, have gone
unreported. What is more, statistics reveal that women and members from lower
social classes have been denied social privileges such as leadership positions
in the society. By virtue of these statements, various women including
Elizabeth Barrett have emerged with courage to erase the notion of feministic
was one of the prominent poets who commenced his poetic work at the age of six.
She was born in March 1806 but eventually died in June 1861 having written a
series of poems that were mostly based on Christian principles. Her first
publication that paved way for her poetic works was entitled ‘On the Cruelty of
Forcement to Man’ that she wrote at the age of six; it sought to address the
challenges that women faced due to male dominance in all dimensions of life.
of poetic works sought to champion the rights of women and girls that had been
overstepped in the society during the period of her life. Her efforts eased
male dominance in leadership roles as well as in resource allocation that was
centered on male without consideration of equality.
theItalian society where injustices
were adverse on members of the female sex, physically challenged, and the poor,
Elizabeth arose against the practice through a series of social reforms that he
illuminated through her poetry that gained international attention.
The power of Literary
Works:Evidently, her poetry that proved effective in communicating social
aspects instilled a sense of significance of literary works in the society. It
is by this ability that her works gained international and lasting prominence
in the past and present times.
Forced Labor, Child
Labor, and Slavery: During her time, various cases of slavery and child
labor was rampant in Italy and other parts of America. In the wake of such
injustices, Elizabeth endeared to salvage the vulnerable members of the
Success:Elizabeth was proficient in prose, poetry, and translation. Her
works proved effective in addressing social issues such as child labor, low
pay, male chauvinism, power of poetry, social reforms and among other social
vices that face the less privileged members of the society. She composed and
published numerous poems and publications during the span of his life.
her works and efforts attracted immense criticisms from various scholars that
disliked her approaches to social issues. For instance, the proponents of
slavery and forced and adverse leadership styles that subjected less privileged
members of the society to torment turned against her efforts.
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four or more sources that you are using for your research paper. At least one
should be a print source. Provide all the information you included on your
Browning, E. B. (2014).Elizabeth
Barrett Browning. J. Billington, & P. Davis (Eds.). Oxford University
Knight, M. (2014). Form & Faith in Victorian Poetry &
Religion by Kirstie Blair, and: Religious Imaginaries: The Liturgical and Poetic Practices of
Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Christina Rossetti, and Adelaide Procter by Karen Dieleman (review).Victorian Studies,56(4), 707-709.
Smith, A., & Bennett, M. (2015). Introduction: Locating
Radcliffe.Women’s Writing,22(3), 281-286.
Wynn, V. L. (2015).Walden
and A New Home, Who’ll Follow?: Recovering Eve in nineteenth-century nature writing(Doctoral dissertation, Wichita State