The Research Essay. Your job is to compare and contrast three poets, Charles Baudelaire, Samuel Coleridge, Edgar Allan Poe. The essay should be 1,200 words minimum. It should include 3 to 5 critical essays. It should have an overall thesis. It should be organized and well-written. It must include MLA in-text citations and a works cited section. All three poets must be included.
The poets and their poetry can be found be on the Valencia Reader site. You can also find critical essays on each poet under Criticism. If there isn’t a critical essay there you like, you can do research within the library database to use.