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ENGL 111: English Composition - Christensen: Form a Research Question

Use this guide to help you get started with your ENGL 111 paper.

Forming a Research Question

Forming a Research Question


Examples and formatting provided by the William H. Hannon Library.

Narrow your Topic Example

Potential Research Questions/Focus Statements:

  • Plastic bottles negatively impact our ecosystem.
  • What is the environmental impact of disposable water bottles?

* Keep in mind: these are examples of TENTATIVE research questions and statements.  Your research may change the questions or statement over time.