Write a research essay on a English word of your choosing. This essay must be at least 1000 words long, and be written in MLA format. For this essay you must use at least three sources. One of the sources must be an etymological source. These sources must be listed on your works cited AND have in text citations. Your essay must contain all of the structures of a proper academic essay. This essay is not simply an historical essay – you must consider the impact of the word that you choose in relation to the historical research you do on the word. Consider questions such as: What is the impact of this word on American culture? What about other cultures? Why is the history of THIS particular word important for us to understand? What can we gain from this knowledge? Has your research lead you to believe this word will grow into something else? What will it grow into and why does that matter? Be sure to have a strong thesis statement that addresses the word’s impact.