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  I want to use this quote in my paper:  “The mere recording of events, mere recollection, and even contemplation and meditation are usually not enough in themselves to warrant an audience.”  I found this quote on page 4 of a book called You Can Write a Memoir by Susan Carol Hauser.  It was published by Writer’s Digest Books in Cincinnati, Ohio in 2001.  Write the in-text citation of this quote below: 

  1.   Write the Works Cited page entry for the above quote.

Hauser, Susan. C. You Can Write. Cincinnati: Writer’s Digest Books, 2001. Print

 

  2. Write an in-text paraphrase of this quote.



 Vary: the recordings of events, recollection, contemplation and mediation are not enough to have an audience.

3. Sources used in the paper should appear 

            a. with a hanging indent (second line indented);

            b. on a separate page entitled Works Cited;

            c. in alphabetical order by author (by work only when the author is unknown);

d. a. and c. above;



e. all of the above. 

Citations/Parenthetical Documentation 


4. “Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string.” (Emerson, 148)

            a. Correct

            b. Wrong

 

5. “Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string.” (Emerson,148)



            a. Correct

            b. Wrong

 

6. “Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string” (Emerson 148).



            a. Correct

            b. Wrong

 

7. “Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string” (Emerson 148, emphasis mine).



            a. Correct

            b. Wrong

 

8. This is an example of a claim: Welter argues that the “True Woman” of the nineteenth century was characterized by “piety, purity, submissiveness, and domesticity” (Welter 152).



            a. Correct

            b. Wrong

 

15. This is an example of evidence Welter argues that the “True Woman” of the nineteenth century was characterized by “piety, purity, submissiveness, and domesticity” (152).



            a. Correct

            b. Wrong

10. . In “Notes on the Next War: A Serious Topical Letter,” Hemingway states,

                        They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to



                        die for one’s country.  But in modern war there is

                        nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying.  You will die

                        like a dog for no good reason. (209)

            a. Correct

            b. Wrong Block quote has the period before the parenthetical citation.



Form/Documentation for Works Cited Page 


Create appropriate MLA citations for texts listed below:

 17. A book with a single author

author: Stephen Greenblatt/text: Shakespearean Negotiations/place: Berkeley, California/press: University of California Press/ date:1988.

Greenblatt, Stephen. Shakespearean Negotiations. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988. Print.

18. An article from a journal with a single author

author: W. D. Howells/title of article: “Question of Monuments”/journal: Atlantic Monthly/Volume 17/number 103/date: May 1866/pages 646-649.

 Howells, W.D. “Question of Monuments.” Atlantic Monthly 17.103 (1866): 646-649. Print.

19. A book with an author and an editor

author: W. D. Howells/title: Selected Letters of W. D. Howells, 1852-1872/editor: George Arms et al./six volumes/place: Boston, Massachusetts/publisher: Twayne Publishers/date: 1981.

Howells, W. D. Selected Letters of W. D. Howells, 1852-1872. Ed. George Arms et.al. Boston: Twayne

Publishers, 1981. Print.

20. A text from the Internet/Web

author: W.D. Howells/title of article: “Opinions on ‘The White Man’s Burden’”/newspaper: New York Sun/date: April 30, 1899/website: BoondocksNet.com/address: http://www.boondocksnet.com/ai/kipling/howells.html /



date of use: September 17, 2002

Howells, W. D. “Opinions on ‘The White Man’s Burden.’” New York Sun. 30 Apr. 1899. Web.17 Sept. 2002.

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