Research Paper Outline Examples

Research Paper Outline

 

Thesis:  F. Scott Fitzgerald is one of the most influential American writers because his works appeal to audiences across generations.

 

Life of Fitzgerald: 

 

– Born in ___________________________

– Raised in __________________________

– Parents ____________________________

– Education __________________________

– Hobbies he had __________________________

– Relationships with ______________________

– Influenced by ___________________

– Role models were __________________________

– Traveled to _____________________________

– Settled down in _________________

– Died of _________________________

– Died in  ________________________

 

Impact of Fitzgerald’s Work:

 

Big works

            – The Great Gatsby

            – Tender is the Night

            – Short stories

– Should Gatsby be considered the ‘Great American novel’?

– Why does Gatsby appeal to audiences everywhere, across time and space?

            – The American Dream

            – Love story

            – Reality vs. dreams

            – Social commentary

            – The Jazz Age is timeless

– Effects of The Great Gatsby

            – How did people react?

            – Why did they react this way?

            – What happened because of this reaction?

– How has Gatsby influenced society today?

            – Fashion

                        – Headbands

                        – Flapper dresses

                        – Prints

            – The movie

                        – Huge box office hit

                        – Jazzed up to be compared to modern society

            – Music