Research Paper – 30 %
Drawing upon scholarly research, compose an original scholarly interpretation of Sophocles’ play Oedipus the King. (See the list of possible research topics below).
The paper must be argumentative (persuasive), with a clear, explicit, and assertive thesis statement, and must use a minimum of five to seven reputable critical or scholarly sources (books, periodicals, or online sources).
You must include at least six to eight short quotations, one longâ€”blockâ€”quotation, and three to five paraphrased/summarized passages, and these sources must be properly documented (utilizing MLA-style citations (Links to an external site.)), and integrated into your writing smoothly and correctly.