Now that you’ve looked at how others discuss your topic, you’ll ask a question t


Now that you’ve looked at how others discuss your topic, you’ll ask a question that you’repersonally invested in and use multiple sources to help answer your question. For example, if I’m exploringmental health and athletes, I might ask, how does gender impact stigmas around mental health? Or, what impactdo athletes sharing their mental health struggles have on public perceptions of mental health stigmas? As I readand engage with a variety of sources, the answer to my research question will form the basis of my essay.F o r m a t : 6-8 pages (or approximately 1500-2000) words, appropriate APA or MLA format, 1” margins,double space, 12 pt. font. Along with your essay, please include a revision cover letter (detailed below) S o u r c e R e q u i r e m e n t s : To get a full picture of a subject you need to consult a variety of perspectives thatgo beyond one particular angle. Because each topic and research question will call for a different number andtype of sources, what is listed below is merely the minimum. You will need to go beyond these requirements tofind additional sources in each category to help you learn more about your topic:1. 3 scholarly articles that you’ve closely read, annotated, and are essential to understanding your topic. Iwill approve these articles and we’ll spend time talking about how the source adds to the conversationaround your topic. These sources must provide an interesting, exciting look at your topic. One of yoursources can come from the synthesis essay.2. Online Comment found in response to a Tweet, Facebook thread, review, comment thread, or blog.3. 2 Popular Sources from either a long-form magazine article (like The Atlantic or the New Yorker oranother source provided for the synthesis essay); a newspaper article (from the New York Times or theHuffington Post); a book written for a non-academic audience; a video, movie, or television show. Oneof the popular sources can come from the synthesis essay.