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Oct
30
comment Do items on a list have to follow the order/logic of the previous one?
"Dot and dash your i s and t s" doesn't sound so nice to me, though, with or without "respectively," in that or another order.
Oct
30
comment Chapter titles or numbers?
Lauren Ipsum said it. Numbers alone for continuity, names for discreteness. Decide according to organizing the thought flow.
Oct
28
comment What voice (active/passive) is most suitable for literary academic papers (literary journals)?
Please see Writers
Apr
30
comment How to describe the dissipation of tension between two people?
It's not fairly appropriate as a word choice question, nor as a single word request question.
Apr
17
comment What is the correct word/term that needs to be before the names of the maker of the project?
The best place to ask, though, is writersSE; or even academiaSE, if that suits better.
Apr
17
comment What is the correct word/term that needs to be before the names of the maker of the project?
You still refer to yourselves as author(s), considering that the modification of an existing work is in itself a project. A mere By should also work and is quite common.
Apr
17
comment What is the correct word/term that needs to be before the names of the maker of the project?
Modification is the project here, it seems.
Jan
18
comment What is the proper way to use the pronoun “I” without too much repetition?
Someone must have down voted because this is considered off-topic on this site. I voted for migration to writers, instead. I strongly suggest that you involve actively on both ELU as well as writers. Before posting your next question, visit the FAQ (see link at the top of this page), read all the sections and earn yourself a badge!
Dec
2
comment Can a section have the same name as the chapter?
Agreed. If you just check randomly online or ask someone who is familiar, you will see exceptions to the preferred practice -- Chapter I titled identically to Section. Rare but not never, not incorrect. If OP has enough reason, there's no bar.
Dec
2
comment Can a section have the same name as the chapter?
Many times function overrides style. In a Ph.D. thesis, style is important but only secondary to accuracy and taxonomy.
Dec
2
comment Can a section have the same name as the chapter?
I don't think it is mandatory to qualify with a 'sub- Title'
Nov
24
comment What exactly is wrong with 'It was a dark and stormy night'?
McAlex, heard about writersSE? That could be of help.
Nov
24
comment What exactly is wrong with 'It was a dark and stormy night'?
"... there’s nothing really wrong with it in itself. The problem lies in the way it continues ...": goes to show that the question is not about language but literature. Should be considered off-topic on ELU.
Aug
24
comment Cutting down on paragraph size
+1 Great points, all.
May
14
comment How to cite an entire paragraph?
Rather, you should qualify your answer by editing in the note/ caveat, which in fact, is what was expected.
May
13
comment How to cite an entire paragraph?
You seem to have overlooked the variations in different style guides. The OP has not stated any. This answer cannot be taken as canonical: There's the hazard of readers in future presuming this style can be applied uniformly in all writing.
May
13
comment Do parentheses inhibit clarity?
@Neil Fine I was not commenting on the use of parentheses per se, only the irony of where it appears -- pl reread this point above -- so your comment is irrelevant in any case. :-)
May
13
comment Do parentheses inhibit clarity?
@Neil Fine An attribution statement is one of the many cases where parentheses are used, none of which can claim an exception on merits to this question. See my answer for a broad definition that I suggest, and my comment under it.
May
13
comment Do parentheses inhibit clarity?
This is the necessary and sufficient answer within the scope of a Q&A site. A categorical statement is all that can be given. A complete list of where to use parentheses and where not cannot be attempted here.
May
12
comment Do parentheses inhibit clarity?
The parenthesized sign off sounds too prescriptive, though. Doesn't it? :-)