Write a précis (500 words minimum) of the assigned article: Ebba Koch, “The Taj Mahal: Architecture, Symbolism, and Urban Significance,” (Links to an external site.)Muqarnas 22 (2005): 128-149. ( will be attached below)
Your précis should demonstrate comprehension of the author’s main points, supporting evidence, methodology, and essay structure.
The final précis should:
●Include the main thesis and key ideas, leaving out minor details.
●Follow the logical order and development of the ideas in the speech.
●Be written in your own words as much as possible.
●Be clear and concise.
●Be free of your opinions, as well as any spelling, syntax, and punctuation errors.
●Follow the style guidelines established for this course. Chicago
You may not use any other sources.
Format: double-spaced Times New Roman 12-point font in black ink.
Use Word Docx since it’s easier to view comments in a Docx than a Pdf.
Perfect grammar and spelling are expected; please proofread your work.
Please note that this essay should be in your own words, paraphrasing of Koch’s essay, and is not a research paper.
USE CHICAGO TURABIAN NOTES AND BIBLIOGRAPHY STYLE:
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