professor wants 3 diferent sources critics 2. Please remember the importance of outlining your ideas. Your paragraphs must be well-developed, so bring in evidence from the story and analyze it as much as you can, just as you do in class discussion. Your paragraphs must be longer than three or four sentences. Again, outlining your main ideas and textual evidence will make all the difference. 3. This is a research essay, so what kind of research will you do? Will you compare the theme of survival, conflict and nature to the Borges story? Will you perhaps read and bring in critical interpretations from other writers. You have to decide what approach you will take for your research. Remember that research is bringing in the ideas of other writers to support your thesis.