Providing some context shows your readers that your

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and your main idea. Providing some context shows your readers that your topic is part of something larger, and that you’re aware of it” (164). He is referring to give readers a brief description of their topic and add any additional information before narrowing down their view
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point to readers understands that the writer is trying to include all information. The Humble Argument is useful for many purposes and helps writers face the troubles one might face while using the techniques of MLA. MLA is not at first easy to understand for beginning writers but with the use of proper resources it can be something to work on and eventually lead to more comfort with this style of writing. Going through every detail about one’s paper will enhance a better quality of work by eliminating the “I” and “You” so readers may understand the information given to them by interpreting their own the meaning. The Owl website, The Little Seagull Handbook, and The humble Argument are key elements to learning MLA for writers who are either beginning or need to be reminded on the proper format. Cited Sources Bullock, Richard. The Little Seagull Handbook. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2011. Print. Humble K, Roy. The Humble Argument. United States of America: Problem Child Press, 2010. Print. The Writing Lab, The OWL at Purdue, the English Department, and Purdue University. Home page. The Purdue of Online Writing Lab. Web. 1995-2011.
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  • Fall '08
  • Bernhisel,D
  • Writing, Style guide, Writer, Little Seagull Handbook

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