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# Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), the great transcendentalist philosoph

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Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), the great transcendentalist philosopher, wrote in his essay “Self-Reliance” of the need for an individual to develop his capacities.

A. essay “Self-Reliance”
B. essay, “Self-Reliance”
C. essay: Self-Reliance
D. essay, Self-Reliance
E. essay; “Self-Reliance”

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30 Jul 2019, 03:49
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30 Jul 2019, 04:07
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A comma (B), colon (C), or semicolon (E) is incorrect and unnecessary between the noun and its proper name.

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Double quotes are used to set off the title of an article or chapter in a periodical or book when the title is mentioned in text.Riger's (1992) article, "Epistemological Debates, Feminist Voices: Science, Social Values, and the Study of Women"
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04 Aug 2019, 10:11
Best way to think about it is that anything in speech marks acts as an adjective, in this case it modifies the essAy, which essay? the "Self-Reliance" essay.
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