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MLA Style

Punctuating

Conversation

Literary

Terms

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The title of your MLA Style essay is:

Learning Self Esteem in The Outsiders

It is important to center the title and underline

______________________________.


  • The whole title

  • The words The Outsiders

  • No words should be underlined


Correct the following sentence in an MLA Style essay:

In the short story Lamb to the Slaughter, it is ironic that the police officers, desperately searching for the murder weapon, are eating it.


  • Put quotation marks around Lamb to the Slaughter.

  • Do not underline anything.

  • Add the word not before ironic.


Correct the following sentence in MLA Style:

After the rabbits left their warren, Hazel was accepted as their leader.


A. After the rabbits leave their warren, Hazel was accepted as their leader.

B. After the rabbits left their warren, Hazel is accepted as their leader.

C. After the rabbits leave their warren, Hazel is accepted as their leader.


Correct the following statement:

When writing a quotation from a book, put the author and page number in parenthesis after the words quoted. For example, It was the best of times; it was the worst of times (Dickens, 5).


  • Put single quotation marks around the words quoted from the book.

  • Do not put a comma between the author and page number.

  • Include the authors first and last name.


Find the mistake in this sentence written in MLA Style:

Dont include the authors name after a citation if it has already been mentioned in a signal phrase to introduce the quotation.


  • Change dont to do not.

  • Change signal to single.

  • Change dont to do.

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Punctuate the following conversation correctly:

In American football, the game begins with a kick-off explained Morris patiently.


  • In American football, the game begins with a kick-off explained Morris patiently

  • In American football, the game begins with a kick-off. explained Morris patiently

  • In American football, the game begins with a kick-off, explained Morris patiently


Punctuate the following conversation correctly:

Monica where are you going asked Theresa.

Mind your own business retorted Monica.


A. Monica, where are you going? asked Thea. Mind your own business! retorted Monica.

B. Monica, where are you going? asked Theresa.

Mind your own business! retorted Monica.

C. Monica, where are you going? Asked Theresa.

Mind your own business! Retorted Monica.


Punctuate the following sentence correctly:

After finishing the 5K race explained the organizer you will swim across this lake.


After finishing the 5K race, explained the organizer, you will swim across this lake.

After finishing the 5K race, explained the organizer, you will swim across this lake.

After finishing the 5K race, explained the organizer, You will swim across this lake.


Punctuate the following conversation correctly:

Where do we start I stood there scratching my head. Maybe we should read the directions suggested Latesha hesitantly.


A. Where do we start, I stood there scratching my head.

Maybe we should read the directions,suggested Latesha hesitantly.

B. Where do we start? I stood there scratching my head.

Maybe we should read the directions, suggested Latesha hesitantly.

C. Where do we start? I stood there scratching my head.

Maybe we should read the directions, suggested Latesha hesitantly.


Punctuate the following quotation in MLA Style correctly.

His inner state, reflected in a song he wrote during those lonely years, begins Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away. Now I need a place to hide away. Oh, I believe in yesterday (McCartney 29)


His inner state, reflected in a song he wrote during those lonely years, begins

Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away.

Now I need a place to hide away. Oh, I believe in

yesterday (McCartney 29).

His inner state, reflected in a song he wrote during those

lonely years, begins,

Yesterday,

All my troubles seemed so far away.

Now I need a place to hide away.

Oh, I believe in yesterday (McCartney 29).


The events in a story; what happens.

What is the . . .?


  • Theme

  • Conflict

  • Plot


The problem the character faces.

What is . . .?


  • Theme

  • Conflict

  • Plot


Code Talker is set in New Mexico, California, and the islands of the South Pacific during the Second World War and the years just before and after it. The aspect of the novel being described is: ______________.


  • Theme

  • Plot

  • Setting


The protagonist and the antagonist are often the two main _______________________ in a novel or story.


  • Conflicts

  • Characters

  • Settings


Love between family members can be hard to recognize;

every human being has strengths and vulnerabilities; we are all the same in this regard;

and

its important to learn to recognize ones own strengths and develop them.

are all ______________________ of The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton.


  • Themes

  • Plot events

  • Characters


The definition of blissful is:

Bonus:

Define

Dramatic Irony


  • Full of sadness

  • Full of happiness

  • Full of anger


The definition of spanner is:


  • The length of a bridge

  • A wrench

  • The length of a human life


Hospitality is:

Bonus:

Define

Situational Irony


  • The friendly reception of guests

  • Caring for a persons health

  • A building where emergency care is given.


The definition of translucent is:


  • A clear substance that one can see through

  • A light bulb that conserves energy

  • A substance that permits light to pass through but which one can not see through


The definition of

exasperated is:

Bonus:

Define

Verbal Irony


  • To be exhausted

  • To be irritated to a high degree

  • To be exhilarated to a high degree


Blue square: Having searched the _________ for the weapon; the detectives gave up trying and sat down to eat.


  • Premises

  • Spanner

  • Hospitality


After receiving the gag gift, Clement _____________________ to his partner, I love the sense of humor of this group, but what am I going to do with a singing trout?.


A. premises

B. bewildered

C. muttered


I find it very ___________________ that Sabina has decided to paint her kitchen six bright, florescent colors.


  • peculiar

  • mutter

  • blissful


Sandy told me he wanted to help me build this kayak, so Im _____________________that he doesnt show up on Saturdays to help me work on it.


A. spanner

B. peculiar

C. bewildered


Candice answered the phone crying ___________________; but she assured me everything was okay, she was just in the middle of watching a tear jerker with her mother.


  • blissfully

  • hysterically

  • translucently


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