Write an interesting, valuable, manageable research question to begin your inquiry into a topic of your choice. The type of question you are asking, the field of study this type of writing informs, and the types of sources you use will determine the form, tone, and (to some degree) the structure of this essay. That said, this is a formal academic research paper and, as such, should follow a basic academic format. Some fields are stricter than others; however, all papers should have a formal, professional tone, use of language, and academically professional citations. I will be available for additional guidance via email. You goal is to write an argument or expository paper that presents your information in the most beneficial and/or persuasive way to your intended audience.