Unformatted text preview: place of the “conclusion.” General Notes: FSQ = Freestanding quotes and are bad scholarship. This means that you introduce a quote without announcing or contextualizing it. Like this. “John has fleas.” Rather than like this: William Talbot insect expert writes, “John has fleas.” or In the discussion of the many pests in the house, William Talbot gives one example. He says, “John has fleas.” Don’t create a paper that is a collection of quotes. Paraphrase—put in your own words but still cite. Cut use of direct quotes to the bone. When you use them, make them count. Always cite stats, dates, data, quotes, and paraphrase. Number the pages of your report....
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- Fall '08
- Style, William Talbot, Professional Report Carefully