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English 101 - Stewart - Spring 2023

Assignment: Essay 2

List of sources to use in this assignment:

  • Pat McGill's "The Monstrous Years: Teens, Slasher Films, and the Family"
    • Gill, P. (2002). The Monstrous Years: Teens, Slasher Films, and the Family. Journal of Film and Video, 54(4), 16–30.
  • Teen slasher film(s) of your choice (film(s) must be cited in or relevant to Pat Gill’s article)
  • If doing Option 4:
    • Statistical data about the phenomena or experiences that have shaped the monster, be it child abuse, neglect, vigilante justice, or sociopathy (sourced from library and other reputable sources)
  • If doing other Options, can optionally include cited information from library and other sources

Synthesizing Sources

According to the the Purdue OWL, synthesizing sources involves drawing "on multiple sources to reach a broader conclusion."  Here are some websites that offer guidance on synthesizing research:


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