Learning Goal: I’m working on a writing question and need guidance to help me learn.

Niccolo Machiavelli’s The Prince is available here:

Read and respond to these sections with a very brief summary and your thoughts on the passages: Introduction-Dedication and chapters XIV-XIX.

This response should be 3-4 pages, Times New Roman, 12-point, double-spaced, MLA style. Make sure you have a strong thesis and use supporting evidence to back your claims.

If you use outside sources, then you MUST include in-text citations and a Works Cited. If you read a source and take information from it, that is paraphasing, and, thus, you need to include an in-text citation. Don’t use long quotes as filler: if you use a long quotation, then your response needs to be longer.