What to Know about a Definition Research Paper

December 20th, 2009

A definition research paper is one that defines a term, object, event or any other subject that could be defined. Since every single thing or phenomenon on earth or beyond can be defined, there are no limits to the topics that can be used for this type of research paper. Even though it sounds quite similar to a descriptive research paper, it is not exactly the same. The difference between a description and a definition is that definition touches the most basic and characteristic aspects of an object whereas description elaborates on all features. Definition is more specific and it…

Writing a Character Analysis for Othello Research Paper

December 20th, 2009

Literature students are given various types of assignments on different works of literature. It includes research papers and essay assignments which vary in content and methods. You may be asked to do a research paper on Othello for your literature project. If you have the option of choosing the topic, you may choose to do a character analysis for your Othello research paper as it would be a very interesting topic. It can also come up as a pre-assigned topic considering the depth and literary value of the work. Shakespeare’s Othello is famous as one of the greatest tragedies ever….

Writing an Othello Research Paper

December 18th, 2009

The plays written by William Shakespeare, the most famous playwright of all times, can be divided into comedies, tragedies and histories. Othello is one of the most famous tragedies written by Shakespeare. Writing an Othello research paper is not an easy task considering the complexity of the plot. The Shakespeare plays have been categorized according to the themes and ending of the play. The plays which end well are categorized as comedies, those which end on a sad note classified as tragedies and themes which are based on historical facts come under histories. Othello’s plot also, even though not tragic…

Writing an Effective Prescriptive Research Paper

December 18th, 2009

Prescriptive research paper writing involves prescribing a remedy to a problem or an issue, as is evident from the name. Since it is not about proving an existing fact or aspect, it will require a slightly different approach for the successful handling of this type of research papers. The first job will be to state your theory. This will come as a part of the introduction of your research paper. In your thesis statement you will clearly but very briefly state the theory on which your research paper is based. You will also give a short introduction to the topic…

What is a Prescriptive Thesis?

December 17th, 2009

Prescriptive thesis is not a very familiar word to many students because prescription researches are not so common among academic assessments. For this type of research paper you will give a suggestion for the improvement or correction of a given topic. Since the research paper of this nature is based on logical or creative thinking and circumstantial evidence, it is not easy to handle such an assignment successfully. Even though it sounds like an easy job to make suggestions or prescribe solutions, one should not forget that these suggestions should be backed up by relevant arguments and good proof from…

Writing a Persuasive Research Paper

December 17th, 2009

A persuasive research paper, as the name goes, is one that persuades the audience to agree with your opinion or view of a topic. Even though persuasion sounds like an easy enough task, as most people claim to be good at it, it is not so when it comes to doing a research paper which uses persuasive techniques. Insisting on something and persuading others to agree to you are easy tasks as long as the persuasion is not aimed at a formal educational degree. But in the case of an academic document, if you are trying to persuade someone to…