Annotated bibliography

“Chike’s School Days” by Achebe

Annotated Bibliography To prepare for your research paper, you will submit an annotated bibliography that contains at least 5 secondary sources. These sources should come ONLY from the GMC library databases. For each source, you will provide a paragraph-long annotation.

 Your annotated bibliography will be graded on the following rubric: Sources 10 points Annotations 20 points MLA Style 15 points Mechanics, Grammar, and Punctuation 5 points Sources  You must provide at least five sources  Each source should be a critical argument on the reading you’ve chosen for your research paper. Sources that only provide biographical information or plot summary are unacceptable. The source MUST provide an argument. Annotations  The annotation for each source should be a paragraph in length (at least 150 words).  You must include a brief summary of the source. This summary should include the author’s thesis.  You must provide an analysis of how you may use the source in your paper.  For more information on how to write an annotated bibliography, you should view the Purdue OWL’s website here: MLA Style  Your bibliography should be formatted according to MLA format.  For each source, you must provide an MLA citation. Too see how to cite an article from an online database, you should view the following website: Mechanics, Grammar, and Punctuation  All written assignments should be mechanically and grammatically correct with proper punctuation.  For more information on each of these, you should view the Purdue OWL’s General Writing Resources page:

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Annotated bibliography, “Chike’s School Days” by Achebe

Bardolph, Jacqueline. Telling Stories: Postcolonial Short Fiction in English. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2001. Print.

            The author of this book highlights several books written by Achebe. Among these books is, “Chike’s School Days” which talks about the cultural organization of Nigerian society. In this book, the author says that the story focuses on Obi’s life and that of his family. The introduction of Christianity in the area has greatly affected people’s lives as Chike’s father marries an Osu despite objections from his mother. However, there are still some people rooted in traditions who …

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