PLEASE MAKE SURE TO FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS.
- The first paragraph should have- the title of the book capitalized, the author, the publisher and date of publication – somewhere in it.
- When using words directly from the book even if is just a few words such as “ a myriad of specialists” (p.71)[ in the book use the quotes.
- The book your are reading is a NON- FICTION BOOK NOT NOVEL so do not say “ this novel…”; and the title of book gets underlined throughout the paper..
- When you are paraphrasing a chapter or parts of the chapter, always identify it – such as- In chapter 1, “Resurrectionist”, Chen brings out the point that …-then at the end of that paraphrasing you should put the pages you have summed up (pp.1-34).
- If words seem like common words to you but the author has them in italics, you should as well; if they are particular words that the author uses to stress a point, even if they are common words, put them in quotes – ex. Pinter says that “industrial mechanics for tweets” (p.45) are more common now than twenty years ago.
- When using direct quotes, always make sure to have the page numbers following the quote.
- Make sure you let the reader know whose ideas you are using. If it is the author’s from the book, cite the pages ( as stated before); if more than 3 words from the text are used in a row, put them in quotes and cite the pages;even when you are disagreeing with the author and use specific paraphrased points from the book, cite the pages.