Section 2 Books > Periodicals > Web sources > Primary/Secondary sources > Review > Exercise

Primary and Secondary Sources

Try this:
Imagine that you are writing a paper on Spike Lee, the movie director. Through your research, you hope to get as close as possible to the man and his work. Which four of the following sources would allow you to do that?

1.  A biography of Lee

2.  Letters written by Lee

3.  A profile of Lee in People magazine

4.  An interview with Lee

5.  Lee's movies 

6.  A Spike Lee Fan Club Web Page

7.  An autobiography of Lee

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