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8-10 double-spaced pages (12 pt font, Times New Roman, 1-inch margins)
Heading in top left corner with name, instructor name, class title, and date
Title that portrays your paper topic accurately
7 or more sources used (in-text citations and a Works Cited page at the end)
Sample MLA Works Cited Page
(Links to an external site.)
Proper MLA formatting. Review the Citations and Assignment Formatting modules for additional resources.
Your Issues Paper should meet the following rhetorical requirements:
Specific and clearly articulated claims and reasoning
Cohesive paragraphs
Proper use of summarizing, paraphrasing, and quoting of sources
Use of ethos to establish credibility; use of pathos for emotional appeal; and use of logos to show proper reasoning/logic
Counterclaims are accounted for fully