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Breaking Down a Research Prompt: Research Essay Types & Goals

Part of the Fall 2018 "Expand Your Toolkit for Success" Workshop Series

Essay Types

The 7 Most Popular Types of Research Papers"

  • Argumentative
  • Analytical
  • Definition
  • Compare and contrast
  • Cause and effect
  • Problem and solution

See "Annotated Bibliographies"

  • Annotated bibliography


Understanding the Assignment

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