Unformatted text preview: style. Don’t directly quote—it is the standard in scientific writing to avoid direct quotes. (If you absolutely must quote, then cite the last name, year, and page number, use “”, and pay me $5 per word). Instead—paraphrase the authors. Paraphrasing means put the ideas in your own words—not even close to the authors own words. (For best results, close the book when you paraphrase.) As before, strive to use strong verbs. Cut clutter. Write in the active voice. I will grade your essays on the following criteria: • Correct understanding of course material and articles • Appropriate and thorough application of evidence to argument—do you explain clearly why the evidence matches Shweder’s argument? • Clarity • Mechanics (e.g., citing your sources appropriately and in APA style, including a References section; having a paper that is free of typographical and grammatical errors) • Overall...
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- Spring '07
- The Chicago Manual of Style, mutual constitution, Shweder