Title

What About the Freshman Research Paper?

Document Type

Article

Publication Title

The News Letter of the College English Association

Abstract

The very presence of the research paper in the composition course is, as academic things go, rather new, and its position and purpose still need clarification. It is even possible to question its having any place at all in our work. But it makes little freshman hands and minds go through the motions of grown-up research, and in many cases it gives non-literary students a strenuous but welcome holiday from a conservative book of readings.

Publication Date

11-1941

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