An Overview of the Various Academic Research Paper Styles

December 23rd, 2009

If you are not new to research paper writing, you will be aware that one main clause in the guidelines would be regarding the style in which your research paper is to be written. There are specific styles preferred by certain subjects. It is important to know the various research paper styles and their rules to know how to apply it to your assignment. MLA, APA and Chicago styles are the most commonly used styles for academic writing. • MLA or Modern Language Association style of writing is the most widely acknowledged and used style for academic writing. It is…

Tips on Handling Health Research Papers

December 23rd, 2009

Health is a word with very wide dimensions when it comes to its meaning and health education, for the same reason, is not limited to one subject. It has various sections and sub sections under its name. But the best and most precise definition of health would be ‘physical and mental well-being’. Anything and everything that comes under this topic will qualify as a health related topic. This is the most important thing you should understand while writing a health research paper. Once you get the topic in hand, it is necessary to ascertain which section of sub-section of the…

Writing a Chicago Style Research Paper

December 22nd, 2009

There are various styles of writing which are used for academic assignments, especially research papers. The style to be used is usually mentioned in the guidelines. It is very important that you stick to the style mentioned in the guidelines because it is one aspect by which your research paper would be judged. A Chicago style research paper is a common assignment for history students. Chicago style has been found to suit subjects like history, literature and arts, even though it offers a separate type of documentation for scientific subjects. It is important to learn the most important aspects of…

Character Analysis of Desdemona for an Othello Research Paper

December 22nd, 2009

While dealing with a research paper on Othello, you will be surprised to find the large number of topics available for research under this one play. Such was the complexity of William Shakespeare’s plots that it attracted so many debates and researches on its content as well as characters. The main attribute of Shakespeare’s plays is his most unique style of writing and the unusual way he uses his words to add charm to the narration. His characters are also interestingly complex and most unique. You may choose to analyze any of the main characters of the play for an…

How to Write a Definition Research Paper

December 21st, 2009

There is no perfect method which applies to all research papers alike. The best method to deal with a research paper depends completely on its type, topic, subject and objective. A definition research paper assignment also should be handled according to the specific requirements of that type of research paper. In a definition research paper you define the given topic using your own judgment. This type of assignment is meant to test your knowledge of the topic in question. To be able to perform satisfactorily in an assignment of this nature it is absolutely necessary to find out all aspects…

Character Analysis of Iago for an Othello Research Paper

December 21st, 2009

Othello, one of the most famous tragedies written by William Shakespeare, owes its fame to the most complex plot and intriguing characters. Writing an Othello research paper involves an in-depth study of the characters; but if you are doing a character analysis on any one of the characters then it becomes necessary to study that particular character from all possible angles. The two most debated characters of the play are Othello himself and the villain of the story, Iago. After the first reading, most people form a completely positive opinion of Othello and a very negative picture of Iago. With…