The Dictionary.com defines the following:
Fad: a temporary fashion, notion, manner of conduct, etc., especially one followed enthusiastically by a group.
Event: an occurrence, especially one of some importance. Example: Birthday, sporting event, discovery or invention date.
Don’t overlook the bound journals, (located on McFarland Library's main floor) like Time, Life, and Newsweek—all are very good for noting events and trends.
State the name of your play, and the year in which it is set. Find and list the following that occur during the setting of your play (Note: this does not always mean the date the play was written):
Also, from the book Value of a Dollar (REF HB235 .U6 D47 2009):
Include a bibliography. You must have at least five different print sources (all McFarland Library reference books, no websites or databases!).
A good place to start research for Assignment #2 is in the McFarland Library reference section, located on the second floor behind the reference desk. The following books are great places to find fads, events, and world leaders: