I have to write a research paper about the realism in Huck Finn. My first question is..do you know of anywhere else that I can find this information other than Twentieth Century Literary Criticism? Also, Do you have any pointers on how to write a research paper? I know I have to put in the research I have found but I am not sure how I should put it all together and organize it in words to fill 4 pages. I am writing this for AP Language and Composition so I would like to write it like a college paper. Thank you very much for your help.
The key to writing a sound research paper is to distill three or four key ideas about the selected topic from typically four to ten relevant sources and present them with your interpretation and commentary running through the paper.
<br>My best suggestion for finding relevant research sources is to gain access if you can to an academic database that contains peer reviewed scholarly articles. Those articles will have appeared in academic journals. Perhaps your local library has a reference librarian who can help you find suitable databases.
<br>As to organization, format, and proper citation, here are a few ...