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Amy Brey
4/19 Discussion
Fri Apr 19, 2013 9:11am
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I have already begun a good amount of my research and am now ready to begin writing the paper. Challenges I have already begun to face is choosing the right sources and finding appropriate information. I have to be careful not to include biased or opinionated work; only information regarding actual fact is to be used. This is tricky because many people are very opinionated about this topic. In order to make sure I have selected a worthy source, I have to skim the source thoroughly and make sure it is useful information. I wouldn't say that any of the information that I am learning about has surprised me, rather it has really interested me. This paper is enabling me to see both sides of the argument and in doing so, I am choosing a side that I agree with more, and I hope to provide the same for my reader. Both sides have counter arguments to each otherís views and I never knew that about the topic before. All I knew before the research I have done recently was the black and white information about the death penalty, pretty much the basics. One problem I have been confronted with is the information being very complex. I have found myself having to look up particular words to find out what they mean. I also have had to reread some of the information over and over again to insure that I truly understand it. Another portion of the assignment that I am concerned about is the layout. The two examples that you provided us in class are both good ones, but I havenít decided yet which one I will use. It depends on how I finalize my research and which one will create the most unbiased thought. I plan to start my paper first, and then as in comes together, organize it the best way I see fit. I want to make sure that I don't have more information on one side than the other. I don't have any recent questions regarding the paper but I might have more as I start to write my paper over the weekend.

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