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EN101 &102 Sample MLA - few short sentences...

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Smith 1 Jane Smith Professor Swanson Course/ Assignment (e.g. EN102/ Essay 1) 1 January 2009 Title Should Be Centered and Should Not Be Bolded , Underlined , or Italicized Indent five spaces and begin writing your essay. The entire paper should be typed, double-spaced, 12pt. Times New Roman font with black ink on white paper. Only one space should be used between a period and the first letter of the subsequent sentence. If you start a new idea, remember to indent five spaces again in order to begin a new paragraph. Do not skip multiple lines between paragraphs. Try to use transition words between paragraphs so your paper maintains a logical and organized flow of ideas. Paragraphs should always be fully developed and relate back to a clear and concise thesis statement presented in the beginning of each paper. There should be no monster paragraphs that go on for pages and no skimpy paragraphs that consists of only a
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Unformatted text preview: few short sentences. Remember that your ideas and analysis should dominate the paragraph, so if you use a large chunk of quoted text, your writing should still represent the majority of the paragraph. Never begin or end a paragraph with a quote; quotes should always be properly introduced and followed by an explanation of their relevance to your ideas. Any essay or assignment that is not submitted following the format on this page will be downgraded by a minimum of 1/3 of a letter grade. If you still feel that you require assistance becoming familiarized with MLA format and using it appropriately, Smith 2 please consult an MLA handbook, the Writing Center, or the following online resource: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/557/01/...
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