The midterm test will be a short essay which you will write in class. It will be marked according to the grade sheet which will be used for the Qualifying Essay, so you can have some idea how your writing skills are progressing.
Here are the basic rules:
Please note: Because this test will be entirely conducted within one class session, those of you who have been depending on significant outside help will have to do this one on your own. This is your early warning! Learn to write your own material!