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English: 102 - Triplett

English 102 - College Reading & Composition II

English 102 continues the development of skillful reading and writing, using the material of short stories, plays, and poetry.

Essay #2: Assignment

Explore how individuals come to understand themselves and their place in the world by analyzing one character from Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House.

More specifically, explore the various pressures, influences, and/or stereotypes that shape or attempt to shape a character’s life, perspective, and actions, and also consider if and how the character responds to these factors. 

View the essay prompt for more details.


Navigate to the Find Books tab and use the library catalog search box. 

Search by:

  • Title
  • Author
  • Keyword
  • Themes


Connect to the catalog by viewing the books below. The images and examples below are for Essay #2.

  1. Click on the blue link or image to open the item record in the library catalog. Take note of the school location, call number, and status. 
  2. To find similar books, click on Catalog Record and look at the Subject Terms to see how the item was cataloged. 
  3. Click on the Subject Term to navigate to items cataloged with that term and view results. 

To begin a new search after viewing a book, click Search/Home on the top left bar. 

Assignment Requirements

Type: Mini Research Paper

Length: 6-8 full pages, plus the Works Cited List

Citation Format: MLA

Required Sources: 4

  • A Doll's House
  • Three outside sources

Example Sources:

Articles Academic/Scholarly, Newspaper, Magazine
Books Print, eBook, Reference
Media Video, Audio, Image
Miscellaneous Personal Interview


From the library homepage use the Search All tab.


Navigate to the Databases tab and click the LAHC Library Databases link; view the Databases by Subject option.

Research by Subject: Literature


From the library homepage use the eBooks tab an enter your search terms.

You can search by

  • Keyword
  • Author
  • Title