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ENGL 103.12: Writing the Mind: Home

Scholarly Vs Popular

Scholarly Sources Popular Sources

Literature and History
Modern Fiction Studies

World Literature Today

Sports Illustrated
National Geographic
New York Times

Techinical language Simple language
Original research, in-depth analysis Reporting on research, broad coverage
Footnotes, endnotes, bibliographies Few or no citations
Peer-reviewed Not peer-reviewed


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