MLA has turned to a style of documentation that is based on a general method that may be applied to every possible source, to many different types of writing.
But since texts have become increasingly mobile, and the same document may be found in several different sources, following a set of fixed rules is no longer sufficient.
It was the end that the most extravagantly wealthy arms dealer of the modern era would have wished for.
Adnan Khashoggi died peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, just days short of his 82nd birthday.
Sexual assault on campus is a genuine problem—but the new rape culture crusade is turning ugly.
The list of falsely accused young men subject to kangaroo court justice is growing apace.
A few months later, Warner received surprising news.
Goode", "Bango Was His Name Oh", and "Stu & Stewie's Excellent Adventure".
Students at Boston University demanded that a Robin Thicke concert be cancelled: His hit song Blurred Lines is supposedly a rape anthem.
(It includes the words, “I know you want it.”) Professors at Oberlin, University of California, Santa Barbara, and Rutgers have been urged to place “trigger warnings” on class syllabi that include books like the Great Gatsby—too much misogynist violence.
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