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SPAN 330: Advanced Spanish Composition and Grammar: Your Topic

A General Topic

What will I write about?

General Topic: Usually a few words or a phrase that you'd be interested in researching.

  • Media Violence
  • Gun laws
  • Climate Change
  • Bullying
  • Animal Rights
  • Women's Issues
  • Anything else you can think of!

Online Reference

Information Literacy Librarian

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Maria Barefoot
105 Stapleton Library

Thesis Statement/ Research Question

The research question is a sentence that helps you define what exactly you are trying to answer with your paper.

  • Should be debatable
  • Should be specific to what you will cover in your paper


Has media violence contributed to the increase in mass shootings?

What are the legal arguments against the legalization of marijuana?

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