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Parenthetical Citations and Works Cited Page English 9 Banned Book Research Paper
Giving credit where credit is due… Giving credit within your paper is necessary It saves time because you do not need to write footnotes It stops plagiarism
Paraphrasing Definition: to reword what was written or said by someone else Within your paraphrase statement, you cite your source surrounded by parentheses ( ) Even though you used your own words, you still formed your idea from someone else. Paraphrases give strong evidence that back up your thesis statement.
Parenthetical Citations Definition: A parenthetical citation informs the reader where the original information came from. The short parenthetical citation helps the reader find the complete source information in the Works Cited list. Use the “Format for Citations” handout to correctly structure your citations.
Parenthetical Citation Example of a book: J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye, has caused controversy in many schools throughout the US (Jones 56). Explanation: Jones is the author and the author’s idea or statement is on page 56. Works Cited page: Jones, Mary. Choices. New York: Dell, Print.
Works Cited Page Alphabetize your sources Type them up alphabetically in the exact format, single space, with two spaces between each source Do not number them! Title the page: Works Cited Page This will be the last page of your paper
Works Cited Page Example “Banned Books Week Sept 25-Oct 2”. AOL. December 14, Online. “Cynthia Ozick turns over a new page”. AOL. December 13, Online. Styron, William. Sophie’s Choice. New York: Random House, Print. West, James III. Conversations With William Styron. Mississippi: University Press of Mississippi, Print.