Format Guidelines
Discussion Q's & Notes

Format Issue: Headers
The following instructions, depending on the version you have, should assist you in the creation of headers for all papers written in MLA style:

MS Word: Thesis and Outline
Good and Bad Theses

Taking Notes

These thoughts are geared toward the research paper, but the ideas presented are important for any critical discussion.  The main point is that you need to provide evidence to support your argument and you need to provide proper citation for supporting information obtained from other sources.

Notes => Rough Draft

What is documentation? When is it used? Incorporation of Quotes: Quotes from Poetry: Parenthetical Citation for Short and Long Quotes Other Concepts
Documentation Be sure to introduce the name of the person whose ideas you are using. Or, if using more than one work by the same author:
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