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Jazz Memoire Book List and Paper Assignment
Assignment: Write an 8-10 page research paper analyzing your chosen book
DO NOT RETELL THE STORY!!
1. Read the book! Take notes on key information that you can use to expand upon. Concentrate on the main characters and their connections to a life in jazz. In particular, be sure to include musical, social, racial, socio-economic and gender issues that are raised in the text.
2. Paper structure:
3. Proofread your work - ALWAYS - Never hand in a rough draft.
4. Cite your references, illuminate your points, use at least 3 outside sources for research.
DO NOT RETELL THE STORY!