Explore these sites for tips, ideas, and inspiration in writing your papers.
■ Rhetoric and Composition: a site focusing on classical rhetoric (ethos, pathos, logos, etc.) with links to various writing centers where you can find advice on writing papers, conducting research, and the writing process.
■ See the useful discussion of analysis and critique at Rensselaer’s Writing Center.
CollegeWriting.info: A great (and free!) online writing handbook–very useful if you’ve mislaid your own handbook somewhere.
A free composition manual, the Rhetoric and Composition wiki has plenty of good information on writing.
■ MLA2005.rtf. Right click and save to download a copy of this nice handout to your computer or left click to open the file in a new browser window to print while you are online. The file is in rich text format (RTF) and can be read by any computer using any word processor, including Macs.
■ If you are having trouble figuring out a format for a particular reference, try this well indexed MLA site at Capital Community College or Purdue University’s famous and extensive OWL writing lab (good on annotated bibliography information as well).
Here is a useful MLA style handout on quoting and using a works cited page.
MLA Works Cited Documentation. Studyguide.org.
Quoting; building the Works Cited page; cross-referencing: