Macbeth and Research Paper Terms

Works Cited An alphabetical list, in MLA format, that gives the full bibliographic information for all the sources you have cited in your paper.
parenthetical citation MLA format and follows the author-page method of in-text citation.
plagiarism Copying someone else’s words or ideas without permission or giving proper credit to the person
direct quote Quoting directly from an article word for word exactly as the author wrote it
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Peer reviewed evaluation of scientific, academic, or professional work by others working in the same field.
paraphrase to express the meaning of something written or spokenusing different words, especially to achieve greater clarity.
imperial of, relating to, befitting, or suggestive of an empire
doff to remove or take off ; to remove or tip (the hat), as in greeting; to get rid of.
desolate (of a place) deserted of people and in a state of bleak and dismal emptiness
avouch to attest to or declare the validity of; to confirm; to accept responsibility for an action;
blaspheme speak irreverently about God or sacred things.
equivocate to speak or act in a way that allows for more than one interpretation; to be deliberately vague or ambiguous
unsanctified not holy because unconsecrated or impure or defiled
unsavory distasteful or disagreeable; morally offensive

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