For this assignment you need to pick a research paper topic (or use the topic for your research essay.) You are then going to find sources for this topic. You will use the sources to find quotations about your topic.
Find 8 different quotations (at least half of them must be longer than 3 sentences) from 8 different sources. Remember, long quotations go in block format. See examples below and follow the MLA guidelines. After each quotation list the information that you would use for the works cited page. You must also follow the rules listed below.
Rule 1: At least one of your sources must have two authors.
Rule 2: At least one of your sources must be a book by one author.
Rule 3: At least one of your sources must be a book by three or more authors.
Rule 4: At least one of your sources must be from a newspaper article.
Rule 5: At least one of your sources must be from a magazine article.
Rule 6: At least one of your sources must be from a website or online source.
Rule 7: At least one of your sources must be from a “reference” book.
Rule 8: At least one of your sources must be from a book or website with an anonymous author.
Type up the quotation as you would use it in paper in the following format. After the quote you are to put the works cited information. For each quotation you must list the quote as it would appear in an essay along with the works cited information (MLA) beneath. (Use the MLA guidelines.)
Example: (Long Quotation)
1. This a book by one author. – rule 3
Quote: Jonas Bilas argues:
Quotations are an easy thing to gather. It just takes time, effort and a little bit of research. All it takes is an examination of possible outcomes. Once this is done, we have success. Total success. (qtd. in Smith, 7)
Works Cited: Smith, John. Quotations. New York: Vintage Press, 1975.
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