We shall continue to revise the above example: Before the invention of the typewriter, “an omnipresent metaphor” among professional writers concerned “a very male stylus” writing upon the passive, feminized “white sheet of nature or virginity” (Kittler 186).
By contrast, the word “typewriter” referred to the machine as well as the female typist who used it (183).
This is a perfectly acceptable variation of the standard author-page parenthetical citation.
While MLA Style generally expects authors to save details for the Works Cited pages, there’s nothing wrong with introducing the work more fully — if you have a good reason to do so.
–DGJ]Note the absence of phrases like, “This quote supports my claims because…” or “Another quote offers a useful contrast with this quote.” These revisions aren’t wasting any words talking about “quotes” or “sources,” just as a good carpenter won’t call attention to nail holes or sawed joints., by Fredrich A.
Kittler, it talks about writing and gender, and says on page 186, “an omnipresent metaphor equated women with the white sheet of nature or virginity onto which a very male stylus could inscribe the glory of its authorship.” As you can see from this quote, all this would change when women started working as professional typists.
[Note: In this last case, Bartleby repeatedly says that he would “prefer not to” do various things…
I didn’t cite a specific page number, because the phrase appears in multiple places.
These people are boring at parties, but are they arrogant? It’s more likely that they simply live in perpetual fear of silence.” This quote shows that people who talk too much may not actually be able to help themselves, so we should be kind to them.
The streets are full of people who talk to themselves, who write journal entries to nobody.