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FR 450W Modern Language Capstone

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Course Description

Cadets, who major in French, will identify a topic and incorporate an analysis of historical, literary or cultural factors.  This Capstone will be composed of a research paper and an oral presentation in French.  All relevant documentation will adhere to MLA specifications.  LTC Jeff Kendrick is the faculty advisor for this 2020 Capstone.

Capstone Research Topics

There are two Capstone projects.  The first project will focus on the resistant fighters of France and particularly of Grenoble. The second will be a study of the poetry of Francis Ponge. 

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Grenoble, France

Map Of Grenoble, France. Photo. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016.
quest.eb.com/search/300_647330/1/300_647330/cite. Accessed 11 Feb 2020.

Francis Ponge, Poet

 

FRANCIS PONGE (1899-1988). - French writer. Lithograph, 1926, by Mania Mavio.. Fine Art. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016.
quest.eb.com/search/140_1680826/1/140_1680826/cite. Accessed 11 Feb 2020.