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Briarcrest Christian School Department of EnglishWriting and Style Reference ManualUSING THIS DOCUMENT.This document is a compilation of information from various sources.Many of the number references in this document are takenfrom Andrea A. Lunsford’sEasy Writer6thEd. This document is meant for educational reference for Briarcrest Christian Schoolstudents only and is not to be reproduced, sold, or transmitted in any form other than for the academic purposes of Briarcrest.When applicable, sources have been cited.Below you will find information pertaining to MLA Documentation (9thedition) along with information regarding rhetoric,grammar, mechanics, and research.The many topics presented have information detailed in this document.However, wherepertinent,hyperlinks(indicated by color and underlines) have been included to provide further insight and information in regardto the topic.As is the case with any style manual,professor preference takes precedence to MLA Guidelines.
2Table of Contents1-8 Department Manuscript Requirements . . . . . p. 49-12 Critical Error Policy. . . . . . p. 413 Research. . . . . . p. 5a.Thesis, Hypothesis, Formulationb.Primary Sources, Secondary Sources, ScholarlySourcesc.Library Usaged.Internet Sourcese.Interview, Observation, Surveys14 Evaluating Sources. . . . . . p. 5a.Credibility of Sourcesb.Interpreting Sourcesc.Synthesizing Sourcesd.Note Taking15 Plagiarism. . . . . . p. 616 Research Projects. . . . . . p. 6a.Draftingb.Revisingc.Works Citedd.Editing and Proofreading17 Introducing and Citing Quotations and Paraphrases. . . . .pp. 7-13a.Introducing Quotations: Primary Source &Secondary Sources. . . . . . p. 7b.Parenthetical Citations. . . . . . p. 8c.Multiple Works by the same Author . p. 9d.Paraphrasing. . . . . . p. 10e.Quotations within Quotations. . . . . p. 10f.Long Quotations. . . . . .pp. 10-11g.Verse (Plays and Poetry). . . . .pp. 11-12h.Ellipses and Brackets `. . . . . . p. 12i.Page Number and Paragraph Numbers p. 12j.Parenthetical Citations with more than oneAuthor. . . . . . p. 12k.Citing the Bible`. . . . . . p. 12l.Common Errors. . . . . . p. 1318 Works Cited. . . . . . p. 13-15a.Definitions: Works Cited, Bibliography,Annotated Bibliographyb.Formattingc.Novels for Students/Bloom’s19 Writing from a Christian World View. . . . . . p. 1520 Word Choice. . . . . . p. 16a.Formalityb.Denotation/Connotationc.General and Specific Languaged.Figurative Languagee.Spell Check21Verbs and Verb Phrases. . . . . . p. 16a.Regular and Irregular Verbsb.Verb Phrasesc.Infinitives and Gerundsd.Commonly Confused Wordse.Verb Tensesf.Sequencing Verb TensesLiterary/Narrative Presentg.Active and Passive Voiceh.Moodi.Conditional Sentences22 Nouns and Noun Phrases. . . . . . p. 16a.Count and Non-count numbersb.Determinersc.Articles23 Subject-Verb Agreement. . . . . . p. 17a.Words between Subject and Verbb.Compound Subjectsc.Collective Nounsd.Indefinite Pronounse.Who, Which, and Thatf.Linking Verbsg.Subjects that end in -sh.Subjects that follow Verbsi.Titles and Words used as Words24a Adjectives and Adverbs. . . . . . p. 18-19a.Adjectives after Linking Verbsb.Comparatives and Superlatives25 Modifier Placement. . . . . . p. 19a.Misplaced Modifiersb.Disruptive Modifiersc.Dangling Modifiers26 Pronouns. . . . . . p. 19a.

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