Papers can be submitted and will be reviewed in any consistent and readable style. If accepted, however, papers will be required to comply with FLC’s style-sheet, which is essentially follows The MLA Style-Sheet, 8th edition.

Works Cited

Please check the references systematically to ensure that all works directly quoted in the text are also listed in the Works Cited section, and vice versa.

1) Books:

Taylor, J. Linguistic Categorization. Oxford UP, 2003.

2) Journal articles:

Ainley, M., and J. Ainley. “Student Engagement with Science in Early Adolescence: The Contribution of Enjoyment to Students’ Continuing Interest in Learning about Science.” Contemporary Educational Psychology, vol. 36, no. 1, 2011, pp. 4-12.

Taylor, W., et al. “Academic Boredom in Under- and Over-challenging Situations.” Contemporary Educational Psychology, vol.35, no.1, 2010, pp. 17-27.

3) Book with editors:

He, Wenjing, and Dexing Shan, editors. Representing Politics and Chinese American Literature. The Cultural Research Institute, 1996.

4) Essays from a book:

Fillmore, C. “The Case for Case.” Universals in Linguistic Theory, edited by E. Bach and R. Harms, Oxford UP, 1968, pp.1-88.

5) Introduction/Afterword:

Bloom, Harold. Introduction. Bloom’s Classical Critical Views: Geoffrey Chaucer, by Harold Bloom. Inforbase, 2008, pp. xi-xiii.

6) Online sources

Hollmichel, Stefanie. “The Reading Brain: Differences between Digital and Print.” So Many Books, 25 Apr. 2013,

In-text Citations

After a quotation in the text, please insert a brief in-text citation composed of the author’s name and a page number in parenthesis. The author’s name may appear in the text around the quotation and be omitted before the page number in the parenthesis.

Page number ranges: (Apte 108-112); please do not drop digits (e.g., 108-12). Give page numbers in full: do not use “f.,” “ff.” Always give the full author-date citation: do not use “op. cit.”, “loc. cit.”, or “‘ibid.” When citing more than one work by the same author/editor, please differentiate the works by adding the title of the works before the page number.

e.g.  (Baron 194)

        (James, Wings 52)

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