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Paper Format Keep in mind that choosing a format is a rhetorical decision (delivery), but normally your essays should be 12-pitch (no odd fonts, please) with one-inch margins on all sides and DOUBLE-SPACED. No separate title page is necessary; instead, place your name, the course title, the course section number, the name of the assignment, your teacher’s name, and the date in the upper left-hand corner of the first page. Center your title above the body of your essay on the first page and double space between the title and the essay. The title has no quotation marks around it, nor is it bold-faced, underlined, or italicized.
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Unformatted text preview: Page one need not be numbered, but all subsequent pages should be numbered in the upper right-hand corner with your last name preceeding the page number. Staple the pages. No plastic binders, please. As standard practice, every formal essay should have (1) a title, (2) an introduction, (3) an obvious thesis, (4) well-developed and focused paragraphs that support, expand, develop, and exemplify that thesis (topic sentences will help you achieve this goal), (5) transitional words or phrases that help guide your readers through your essay, and (6) a conclusion that makes a point different from your introduction....
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2009 for the course ENGL 15 taught by Professor Deborahmorkun during the Spring '08 term at Penn State.

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