Assess your paper, part 1
Now that you've completed a colored footnote draft of your paper, it's time to shift perspective and to assess your paper from the perspective of a knowledgeable reader who is considering citing your paper in his or her research. The questions listed below and in the additional "Assess your Paper" sections that follow are the kind of questions--or criteria--that your professor will tend to keep in mind when grading your paper. Use this section well, make corrections, and hand in a winning paper!
First, some easily answered questions. You're in good shape if you can answer Yes to each of these questions:
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