Every student today is well aware that there are many citation styles out there. Chances are, each student has come across that one terrible semester where it seems that every teacher requires something different. Invariably this results in headaches, missing periods, improper author name placement, and problems with citations. The reason there are so many citation styles, is that each academic discipline requires a unique citation method….
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If you are given a choice of citation format, it is significantly easier to use MLA. There are many reasons why, but below you will find the top five reasons to go with MLA over APA any day.
Reason #1: Simple Title Page
The title page is not a separate entity and is simple to fill out. For MLA, you must include your name, the name of your course, the name of your teacher, and the date you submit the work in the upper left hand corner of the first page. The document needs a page number in the upper right hand side with your last name directly before each number. The line after the date is where you place your title, centered on the page. With MLA you should use Times New Roman font, size 12, and use double spacing….
There are a handful of pitfalls students face when citing in APA style. The most common mistakes include improper in-text citations, not including the appropriate sections, and simple errors with spacing, indentations, bold typeface, and italics. Thankfully there are many great ways to avoid these simple mistakes. They are listed below.
APA style papers are typically typed in Times New Roman font, size 12, and double spaced. Additionally, the paper should have one inch margins along all sides….
Writing a compare and contrast essay may be a fairly complicated task in case you aren’t exactly too familiar with general area of expertise you have to deal with. After all, in order to write a decent essay of this type you have to pick out a specific issue to cover, and it’s a hard thing to do if you have only a vague idea of the subject matter.
Women’s role in Vietnamese society is one of such issues; if you have to write an essay about it, you can benefit from using one of the topics from the list we’ve prepared:…
If you are tasked with writing a compare and contrast essay on the changes of women’s roles within Vietnamese society, there are many things that you might want to cover. The first step is of course, selecting the topic that most speaks to you. Your goal in selecting a topic is to pick something that you are interested in. The more you are curious about a particular change that has taken place in that society, the easier and faster the research and writing process will be for you. You will also be able to put forth your personal passion for the topic into the work, something that will show through to your reader. When writing a compare and contrast essay, you can take any of the key issues you want and compare them to other issues, contrast them to other countries, to other services, or even to different ethnic groups. One of the main areas for discrepancy among any of the changes that have taken place with regard to women’s roles is that which exists between rural and urban women, as well as women who are of a minority ethnically or a majority ethnically. Almost all areas you might want to review can be compared or contrasted in these lights….
The exploratory piece is one writing task that you will come across in the course of your academic career. Many students may be put off when they see the writing task, but understanding what is required of you in your exploratory piece can make it significantly easier for you to tackle.
When you are writing an exploratory essay, your goal is to explain your topic of choosing in a logical fashion. Your goal with this writing is to present a well-balanced analysis of your subject matter, without any opinion or personal belief and only with simple facts. When you
The purpose of this paper is to present a balanced analysis of the subject on which you are writing with no reference to opinions but rather simple facts:…
When you have to write an exploratory essay on a topic you are not very familiar with, it is often a real stumbling block. After all, instead of proving your own point of view, you have to gather information, check the facts and present your findings in an unbiased manner, and maintaining this objectivity may be difficult. However, when you already have a topic at your disposal, it becomes easier to concentrate your thoughts on a particular subject without having to imagine from which direction you are supposed to approach it.
So feel free to use one of these:…
When you are writing an exploratory essay on the anthropology of Mormonism, you have to focus only on facts. Writing about a religion gives you the perfect opportunity to review only facts and alleviate all personal opinion or personal bias from the writing. The focus on anthropology means you are forced to focus on some aspect of the society, the culture, or the people within Mormonism. This opens you up to a wide array of potential topic ideas. But no matter what type of thesis you select for your writing, you must back up all claims you make with facts, and facts alone….
The expository essay is one of four key forms of academic writing that you will encounter during the course of your academic career. This is a style of writing whereby you are asked to clarify or to explain the subject, or topic. This piece of writing is one where you can explain to your readers a process, where you can analyze and then compare different items, or where you can define a relationship or describe it based all on evidence and examples. When explaining how a process is completed, you might show your knowledge of that topic in an unbiased and objective fashion such that you present details and supporting facts. No matter the topic, your goal is to convey to your reader the information in the best possible fashion and explain all of your ideas coherently.
When you are crafting your expository essay you have to remember that this type of writing is a unique form of writing which is much more creative compared to alternative writing styles and is something that gives you the opportunity to really explore a more personal topic….
When writing an expository essay on a complicated topic one often feels paralyzed: not a single thought comes to mind and you can almost feel how deadline creeps closer while you cannot even think about any particular topic to write about. You, however, don’t have to suffer this way if you have a list of topics to choose from.
So, if you have to write about addictive foods, feel free to use these:…