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Unformatted text preview: MLA Research Paper (Levi) Title is centered about one-third down the page. Writer’s name is centered around the middle of the page. Course name, professor’s name, and date are Lopez begins to centered near the identify and bottom of the page. question Goodall’s assumptions. Marginal annotations indicate MLA-style formatting and effective writing. Outline pages are numbered with small roman numerals. Outline begins with thesis and uses standard format. Outline is written in complete sentences. Source: Diana Hacker (Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2006). Writer’s name and page number are typed 1⁄ 2'' from top of each page. Source: Diana Hacker (Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2006). Text of the paper begins on page 1. Title is repeated and centered. Statistic is cited with author’s name and page number in parentheses. Thesis asserts Paul Levi’s main point. Headings help readers follow the organization. For a quotation, the author is named in a signal phrase; the page number is in parentheses. A summary is introduced with a signal phrase naming the author; a page number is given in parentheses. Source: Diana Hacker (Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2006). Long quotation is introduced by a sentence naming the authors. Long quotation is indented; no quotation marks are needed. Ellipsis dots show that words have been omitted. Source: Diana Hacker (Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2006). A corporate author is named in a signal phrase; page number for statistics is given in parentheses. Clear topic sentences are used throughout. Source: Diana Hacker (Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2006). An indirect source — words quoted in another source — is cited with the term “qtd. in.” Transitional paragraph serves as a bridge to the next section. No citation is needed for common knowledge. Government source is listed under “United States” in the works cited list and in the parentheses. Source: Diana Hacker (Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2006). For a summary, the author’s name is in parentheses; no page number is available. The paper ends with Levi’s stand on the controversy. Source: Diana Hacker (Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2006). Heading is centered. List is alphabetized by authors’ last names (or by title, if a work has no author). First line of each entry is at left margin; next lines are indented 1⁄ 2'' Double-spacing is used throughout. Source: Diana Hacker (Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2006). Source: Diana Hacker (Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2006). ...
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