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Blackburn Warner
Discussion 11/11
Fri Nov 11, 2011 11:05am
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This paper is a lot different than others we have written because it requires a lot more work. It is intimidating to look at the assignment and know that you have to write the paper and do well on it. There is a lot of pressure because I donít want to mess up with the sources. I have to have a minimum of three sources, which isnít bad, but one of them has to be a written source, which makes it a little harder to find a good source. I paid attention in the library when we went there but I am not sure I will be able to navigate the databases as easily now that the lady isnít there showing me how everything works. Like I said, there is a lot more work involved in this paper than the others we have done. The hardest part for me is getting over my fear of research papers and getting this paper done.
For my sources, I want to go straight to the libraryís page and use their database. I donít want to waste any time with Google because it never really works for me on these kinds of assignments. I feel like if I use the database, the next paper I write will be that much easier. Iím thinking that articles from magazines like ďTimeĒ and ďNewsweekĒ will be the best for this paper because I will be able to find a quote by someone with the same opinion as me. I really want to stay away from web sites that are made by random people and arenít very reliable. It would be awful to do all of this work and find out that most of my information was from someone that doesnít know what they are talking about and writes about a bunch of conspiracies that he thinks of in his parentsí basement.
Iím thinking and hoping that this project will get easier as I go along and some of the pressure is relieved so I can just focus on writing a good paper instead of worrying about everything that doesnít matter.

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