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English II Documented Research Essay: Resources

Research how-to for the English II documented research essay.


There is a wealth of resources available for this project. Not only are your instructors available to guide you, but the librarians are also here to assist with finding resources and following the MLA style guide for citations. You can always email them with a question @

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As a starting point, your text has many critical sources that should be used.

Bronte, Charlotte. Jane Eyre. 1847.  Jane Eyre: An Authoritative Text, Contexts, Criticism, edited by Richard J. Dunn, 3rd ed., Norton, 2001, pp. x-x.

PLEASE NOTE! An outstanding source for critical documents is the JSTOR Understanding Series: Jane EyreThe JSTOR Understanding series is a research tool from JSTOR Labs that connects primary texts with journal articles and book chapters on JSTOR that cite those texts.

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