Good Citation

Good Mechanics

The following are all good citation techniques. Refer to this list if you’re ever in doubt about how to cite and briefly quote in the same short sentence.

All these good example contain several essentials of good citation.

  • They identify the AUTHOR
  • They identify the TITLE of the article, essay, or story
    • They could contain the name of the publication also, but they don’t.
  • They contain a QUOTATION
    • They could contain a PARAPHRASE instead, without quotation marks.
  • They also have SAID language
    • SAID, BELIEVES, CLAIMS, ASSERTS, INSISTS, or countless other varieties of SAID.

Examples

  • Daniel Flath, in his essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” claims that “boys can’t learn from women.”
    • Author, in “Title,” said that “quote.”
  • Daniel Flath claims, in “Boylan’s Folly,” that “boys can’t learn from women.”
    • Author claims, in “Title,” that “quote.”
  • In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath claims, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    • In Author’s essay, “Title,” Author claims, “Quote.”
    • In his essay, “Title,” Author claims, “Quote.”
  • In “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath claims: “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    • In “Title,” Author claims: “Quote.”
  • Daniel Flath thinks “boys can’t learn from women.” He makes this and other outrageous claims in his essay, “Boylan’s Folly.”
    • Author says “quote.” He makes this claim in essay, “Title.”
  • That “boys can’t learn from women” is one of the outrageous claims Daniel Flath makes in “Boylan’s Folly.”
    • That “subject verbs” is a claim Author makes in “Title.”
  • “Boys can’t learn from women,” according to Daniel Flath in “Boylan’s Folly.”
    • “Quote,” according to Author in “Title.”

Flawed Mechanics

Fix the errors in these citations by typing corrected versions into the Reply field below. Number your sentences 1, 2, and 3.

  1. In his essay, Daniel Flath, the author of “Boylan’s Folly,” says that, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
  2. The author of “Boylan’s Folly”, Daniel Flath: “Boys can’t learn from women”.
  3. In the essay by Daniel Flath, “Boylan’s Folly,” is said, “Boys can’t learn from women.”

One of Your Own

Write a new one of your own in the same Reply field. Number it 4.

12 Responses to Good Citation

  1. doorknob9 says:

    1. In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath claims, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    2. Daniel Flath claims, in “Boylan’s Folly,” that “boys can’t learn from women.”
    3. Daniel Flath, in his essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” claims that “boys can’t learn from women.”
    4. “Boys can’t learn from women,” claims Daniel Flath in “Boylan’s Folly.”

  2. chavanillo says:

    author
    title
    language
    quote

  3. pomegranate4800 says:

    1. Daniel Flath claims in his essay, “Boylan’s Folley” that “boy’s can’t learn from women.”
    2. In “Boylan’s Folley,” Daniel Flath claims: “Boy’s can’t learn from women.”
    3. In Daniel Flath’s essay “Boylan’s Folley, Flath claims, “Boy’s can’t learn from women.”
    4. “Boy’s can’t learn from women,” according to Daniel Flath in, “Boylan’s Folley.”

  4. july02222 says:

    1.) Daniel Flath believes that “boys can’t learn from women”, as expressed in Boylan’s Folley”.
    2.) In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folley”, he states “boys can’t learn from women”.
    3.) According to Daniel Flath, “boys can’t learn from women”, which is further explained in his essay, “Boylan’s Folley”.
    4.) Daniel Flath claims “boys can’t learn from women”,in “Boylan’s Folley”.

  5. hazelnutlatte123 says:

    1. In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath claims, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    2. In “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath claims: “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    3. Daniel Flath, in his essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” claims that “boys can’t learn from women.”
    4. According to Daniel Flath in his essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” “boys can’t learn from women.”

  6. daphneblake25 says:

    1. In his essay titled, “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath says that, “boys can’t learn from women.”

    2. “Boys can’t learn from woman,” is a quote from Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly.”

    3. Daniel Flath states in his essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” that “boys can’t learn from women.”

    4. The absurd statement that “boys can’t learn from women,” was stated by Daniel Flath in his essay, “Boylan’s Folly.”

  7. halizzlee says:

    4. In Daniel Flath’s essay “Boylan’s Bolly”, he states that “Boys can’t learn from women.”

  8. halizzlee says:

    1. In his essay tittled “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath, the author, says that “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    2. The author of “Boylan’s Folly”, Daniel Flath states “Boys can’t learn from women”.
    3. In the essay “Boylan’s Folly”, Daniel Flath, the author states “Boys can’t learn from women.”

  9. nina525 says:

    1. In Daniel Faith’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly”, the author says, “Boys can’t learn from women”.
    2. Daniel Faith, the author of “Boylan’s Folly” claims, “Boys can’t learn from women”.
    3. According to Daniel Faith’s in ” Boylan’s Folly”, “Boys cant learn from women”
    4. Daniel Faith states in “Boylan’s Folly” that “Boys can’t learn from women”.

  10. chavanillo says:

    1)In his essay, Daniel Flath, the author of “Boylan’s Folly,” says that, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    2)The author of “Boylan’s Folly”, Daniel Flath: “Boys can’t learn from women”.
    3)In the essay by Daniel Flath, “Boylan’s Folly,” is said, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    4) The essay wrote by Daniel flath, author of “Boylan’s Folly,” states, “Boys can’t learn from women.”

  11. mysterylimbo says:

    1. In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath claims, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    2. “Boys can’t learn from women,” is a quote from Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly.”
    3. Daniel Flath, in his essay “Boylan’s Folly,” claims that “boys can’t learn from women.”
    4) The Author Daniel Flath, in his essay “Boylan’s Folly” Flath claims that “boys cannot learn from women”

  12. rowanstudent2 says:

    1. In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath claims, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    2. In “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath claims: “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    3. Daniel Flath, in his essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” says that, “boys can’t learn from women.”
    4. In his essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath thinks “boys can’t learn from women.”

Leave a Reply to july02222 Cancel reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s