Wrongly Attributed[ edit ] "Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door. Treat a man as he could be, and he will become what he should be. If we treat people as they ought to be, we help them become what they are capable of becoming.
Each element should be followed by the punctuation mark shown here. Earlier editions of the handbook included the place of publication and required different punctuation such as journal editions in parentheses and colons after issue numbers.
In the current version, punctuation is simpler only commas and periods separate the elementsand information about the source is kept to the basics.
End this element with a period.
Depending upon the type of source, it should be listed in italics or quotation marks. A book should be in italics: A website should be in italics: A song or piece of music on an album should be in quotation marks: Title of container Unlike earlier versions, the eighth edition refers to "containers," which are the larger wholes in which the source is located.
For example, if you want to cite a poem that is listed in a collection of poems, the individual poem is the source, while the larger collection is the container. The title of the container is usually italicized and followed by a comma, since the information that follows next describes the container.
The container may also be a television series, which is made up of episodes. The container may also be a website, which contains articles, postings, and other works. Interview by Gareth Von Kallenbach. In some cases, a container might be within a larger container.
You might have read a book of short stories on Google Books, or watched a television series on Netflix. It is important to cite these containers within containers so that your readers can find the exact source that you used. Accessed 27 May Other contributors In addition to the author, there may be other contributors to the source who should be credited, such as editors, illustrators, translators, etc.
If their contributions are relevant to your research, or necessary to identify the source, include their names in your documentation.
In the eighth edition, terms like editor, illustrator, translator, etc. A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason. Annotated and with an introduction by Vara Neverow, Harcourt, Inc.
Version If a source is listed as an edition or version of a work, include it in your citation. Crowley, Sharon, and Debra Hawhee.
Ancient Rhetorics for Contemporary Students. Number If a source is part of a numbered sequence, such as a multi-volume book, or journal with both volume and issue numbers, those numbers must be listed in your citation. Current Conditions and Future Directions.
The International Online-Only Journal, vol. Accessed 20 May Publisher The publisher produces or distributes the source to the public.
Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Problems of the Digestive System. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Daniels, Greg and Michael Schur, creators. Publication date The same source may have been published on more than one date, such as an online version of an original source.
For example, a television series might have aired on a broadcast network on one date, but released on Netflix on a different date. When the source has more than one date, it is sufficient to use the date that is most relevant to your use of it.
This is the way to create a general citation for a television episode. However, if you are discussing, for example, the historical context in which the episode originally aired, you should cite the full date.
An essay in a book, or an article in journal should include page numbers. The location of an online work should include a URL. A physical object that you experienced firsthand should identify the place of location.
Optional elements The eighth edition is designed to be as streamlined as possible. The author should include any information that helps readers easily identify the source, without including unnecessary information that may be distracting.Talk:Ralph Waldo Emerson.
From Wikiquote I would also note that this is widely if only slightly misquoted as "Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Ralph Waldo Emerson (), gives this as Emerson's reply to 'a young friend of mine.
History by Ralph Waldo Emerson the full text of the famous essay.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes. American essayist & poet. Recommend to friends. Tweet. Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can.
An Essay on Self-Reliance. Add to favorites. Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly. Turnitin provides instructors with the tools to prevent plagiarism, engage students in the writing process, and provide personalized feedback.
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It’s interesting how we’re influenced by a piece of writing for hours and days. When a year later someone asks you “what was this essay about?” you barely remember reading it.