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Unformatted text preview: 7) There are no typos or misspellings – check your spell check 8) Your essay is focused and your discussion proves your thesis (i.e. avoid irrelevant tangents) 9) Avoid plot summary 10) Your conclusion does more than simply reiterate your thesis, it is a chance to expand your discussion into the speculative and general. 11) Your cover page has an appropriate title and your paper is stapled. 12) You’ve read it out loud to check for awkward phrasing or run-on sentences. 13) You are using quotes appropriately and don’t let them speak for themselves. Quotes are followed by an explanation of the quote, how it helps the point you are trying to make, etc....
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2011 for the course ENGLISH 0949 taught by Professor Jamesmellis during the Spring '11 term at Temple.
- Spring '11
- White Noise, Willie Mink