ANY WORDS that aren’t your own have to be cited.
ANY NUMBER or statistic or photo/graphic must be immediately cited.
ANY TIME you use someone else’s thoughts and don’t cite them you are STEALING.
“You would enrage a lifeless stone!” (Baxter 12).
Baxter translates, “You would enrage a lifeless stone!” (12).
Oedipus was furious at the prophet’s refusal to answer (Baxter 12).
Baxter uses metaphor when referring to Teresias as a stone (12).
If in your research you run a cross terms you don’t know, define them the first time you use them in your paper, and cite it. After that, the word is yours.
“Ethnocentrism,” the idea that a person’s worldview is centered on his or her own culture (Webster 180), is a stumbling block to world peace.
If you use two things by the same author in your paper, your citation has three things in it, author, abbreviated title and page number.
Rone Weasley shows a more obvious interest in Hermione as he get older (Rowling, Order 145).
If you have more than one citation for one author in one paragraph, put the author last name in the first citation only, or, put it in the text in the topic sentence and never within a citation. The simply put the page number in the parenthesis. CAUTION!! If you have multiple authors cited in one paragraph, you MUST put each author every time.
should be referred to Ms. Harper…..
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