The information on the following tabs of this guide will help you identify keywords for your topic, find and evaluate different types of sources, and cite your sources.
The research paper topic will be inspired by a topic you find interesting from Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster. The broad topics must be narrowed to a question to explore and answer related to the themes and setting of the creative nonfiction work of Jon Krakauer.
Format the paper according to MLA Handbook, 9th ed., including Times New Roman or Ariel font, size 12, Double-spaced, and 1" margins all around. See the MLA 9th ed. tab on this guide for details on formatting your in-text citations and Works Cited page. Refer to the Annotated Bibliography tab for examples of a short and long annotation.
Check out the Types of Sources guide for more details about primary and secondary sources.