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編輯所設置自學書院網站設有本課程的輔助教室,內容包括部份閱讀文章的翻譯本,中文文獻連結,和自學者論壇。)

此課程中還包括寫作作業的題目

文章的標準和指導方針

報告若想獲得高分,需要在以下幾方面都有出色表現:

論點和結構

你的文章應該儘量使讀者信服你在回答預設問題時提出的論點和論題。文章的概述中應清晰地闡明論題。正文部分應儘量通過從古代資料中組織豐富的證據來支援你的論題,結構清晰、文意連貫、論點直觀。最後,結論部分需要向讀者重申你一直支持的論題,以及表明論題如何與更深遠的歷史背景相聯。請牢記,文章中要始終進行批判性分析。

認識與理解

你的文章應該表現出你的論點所依據的古代資料的熟識:知道相關段落的細節和作品整體。同時,根據古代資料進行批判性分析,及形成自己對其意義的理解,這兩項能力也要清楚地體現在文章中。

寫作品質

你的論點應該用英語清晰、簡明、易懂地表述。其中應該不存在任何語法、句法或拼寫錯誤。準確且優美的表達會得到相應的獎勵。

參考資料

你需要一直註明所使用資料的出處。請注意:每當你直接引用或是簡單提及某些資料,請務必提供完整的出處。因為你的文章需要大量引用古代文獻,那麼你的引文中就會頻繁出現如蘇維托尼烏斯或塔西佗這樣的人名。在古代史論文中,引用古代作者的慣例不是標注在註腳或章節附註中,而是要像這樣書寫:“蘇維托尼烏斯在這個問題上提議……(《尼祿傳》23章,蘇維托尼烏斯)”或“塔西佗記錄……(塔西佗《編年史》第1卷,第10章)”。因為你的文章中要借用大量的古代資料來支援你的論點,所以需要按此方式進行引用。

如果你選擇除引用古代資料外的現代資料(強烈推薦),那麼你也必須提供完整的參考書目資料。參考書目常於註腳中標注。

作業的題目

文章1
(英文PDF)、 (英文DOC)

文章2
(英文PDF)、 (英文DOC)

文章3
(英文PDF)、 (英文DOC)


Writing assignment topics are also available for this course.

Criteria and Guidelines for Papers

Papers receiving high grades will excel in each of the following:

Argument and Structure

Your paper should seek to convince its reader of an argument, a thesis, offered in answer to one of the questions set. The thesis should be clearly stated in the introduction to the paper. The body of the paper should then seek to support your thesis by marshalling an abundance of evidence from the ancient sources in a clearly structured, coherent, and linear argument. Finally, a conclusion should remind your reader of the thesis you have been supporting and show how that thesis is relevant to a wider historical context. Remember throughout that your paper should be a work of critical analysis.

Knowledge and Understanding

Your paper should display a close knowledge of the ancient source(s) on which your argument rests: knowledge both of the details of relevant passages as well as of the work as a whole. Your ability to subject the sources to critical analysis and to come to your own understanding of their significance should also emerge clearly from your paper.

Quality of Writing

Your argument should be expressed in clear, concise, and readable English. There should be no errors of grammar, syntax, or spelling. Precision and elegance of expression will be rewarded.

Referencing

You must always acknowledge your sources. Please note: Every time you either quote directly from a source or even simply refer to a source, you must provide a full citation. Since your papers are intended to be written largely from ancient sources, your citations will most frequently be to the likes of Suetonius or Tacitus. It is conventional in the field of ancient history to cite ancient authors in the text of an essay, not in footnotes or endnotes; so, for example: 'Suetonius here suggests……. (Suetonius, Nero 23)' or 'Tacitus records that……. (Tacitus, Annals 1.10)'. Since your paper should include an abundance of ancient evidence in support of your argument, there should be many such citations along the way.

Should you choose to consult modern sources in addition to ancient (highly recommended), you must be sure to provide full references here also. Such references should usually be provided in footnotes.

Writing Assignment Topics

Paper 1
(英文PDF)、 (英文DOC)

Paper 2
(英文PDF)、 (英文DOC)

Paper 3
(英文PDF)、 (英文DOC)


 
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