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Things to keep in mind2 - 14) Use comma in compound...

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Things to keep in mind… 1) Please only use the third person 2) Please don’t use contractions 3) Please remember that articles go in “” marks and book titles and movies are underlined or italicized . 4) Please remember to cite both direct quotes and paraphrases. Remember the format for internal citations is “this is your quote” (Smith 123). 5) Please avoid the passive voice. 6) Please correctly cite your works cited page. (If you are unsure how to do this, please talk to me.) 7) Please staple your papers. 8) Please don’t refer to people by their first names. 9) Please don’t use your entire argument in your introduction paragraph. 10) Please proofread your paper thoroughly and completely. More than once is encouraged. 11) Don’t be afraid to make big changes to your rough drafts. 12) Slow down!!! 13) Dare to be brilliant. Your ideas have value.
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Unformatted text preview: 14) Use comma in compound sentences. 15) Use topic sentences to direct your argument. 16) Titles generally go clever title: serious academic voice. For example: May the Horse be with You: Uses of Religious Imagery in Equus 17) Have fun. If you arent having fun, then Im not having fun. 18) Avoid undefined pronouns. Im loving it. What is the it in this sentence? I dont knowMake sure you are clear each time you use a pronoun. 19) Be specific! Generalizations are like a dull knife, they rarely cut to the point. 20) Make sure you use commas after introductory elements. For example, theres a comma after for example in this sentence. Anytime you have a wind up prepositional phrase, you need to have a comma before your subject....
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2011 for the course HIST 1103 taught by Professor Rohrer during the Fall '06 term at Oklahoma State.

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