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A Brief Lesson on In-Text Citations: 1. There are three main ways of incorporating a source into your own  writing: a. Summarizing b. Paraphrasing c. Directly Quoting 2. All three require in-text citations. a. Try to introduce your source the first time you use it with an attributive  tag: i. According to poet Hilda Doolittle in her essay “The Mask and the  Movietone,” film actors and actresses can be compared to dolls because  we project our own wants and expectations onto them (21). b. If your attributive tag includes the author’s name and the title of the  source, the parenthetical citation should have the page number: i. According to poet Hilda Doolittle in her essay “The Mask and the 
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Unformatted text preview: Movietone, film actors and actresses can be compared to dolls because we project our own wants and expectations onto them (21). c. If you dont have an attributive tag, put both the authors name and page number in the citation: i. Film actors and actresses can be compared to dolls because we project our own wants and expectations onto them (Doolittle 21). d. If there is no author, include the title in the citation: i. Film actors and actresses can be compared to dolls because we project our own wants and expectations onto them (The Mask and the Movietone 21)....
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