E12: Good Citation

Good Mechanics

The following are all good citation techniques. Refer to this list if you’re ever in doubt about how to cite and briefly quote in the same short sentence.

All these good example contain several essentials of good citation.

  • They identify the AUTHOR
  • They identify the TITLE of the article, essay, or story
    • They could contain the name of the publication also, but they don’t.
  • They contain a QUOTATION
    • They could contain a PARAPHRASE instead, without quotation marks.
  • They also have SAID language
    • SAID, BELIEVES, CLAIMS, ASSERTS, INSISTS, or countless other varieties of SAID.

Examples

  • Daniel Flath, in his essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” claims that “boys can’t learn from women.”
    • Author, in “Title,” said that “quote.”
  • Daniel Flath claims, in “Boylan’s Folly,” that “boys can’t learn from women.”
    • Author claims, in “Title,” that “quote.”
  • In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath claims, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    • In Author’s essay, “Title,” Author claims, “Quote.”
    • In his essay, “Title,” Author claims, “Quote.”
  • In “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath claims: “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    • In “Title,” Author claims: “Quote.”
  • Daniel Flath thinks “boys can’t learn from women.” He makes this and other outrageous claims in his essay, “Boylan’s Folly.”
    • Author says “quote.” He makes this claim in essay, “Title.”
  • That “boys can’t learn from women” is one of the outrageous claims Daniel Flath makes in “Boylan’s Folly.”
    • That “subject verbs” is a claim Author makes in “Title.”
  • “Boys can’t learn from women,” according to Daniel Flath in “Boylan’s Folly.”
    • “Quote,” according to Author in “Title.”

Flawed Mechanics

Fix the errors in these citations by typing corrected versions into the Reply field below. Number your sentences 1, 2, and 3.

  1. In his essay, Daniel Flath, the author of “Boylan’s Folly,” says that, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
  2. The author of “Boylan’s Folly”, Daniel Flath: “Boys can’t learn from women”.
  3. In the essay by Daniel Flath, “Boylan’s Folly,” is said, “Boys can’t learn from women.”

One of Your Own

Write a new one of your own in the same Reply field. Number it 4.

70 Responses to E12: Good Citation

  1. theshocker69 says:

    1) In his essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath claims, “boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE
    2) Daniel Flath, the author of “Boylan’s Folly,” claims, “boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE
    3) In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath claims, “boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE

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  2. belladonna98 says:

    1. In his essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath says that “boys can’t learn from women.”
    2. Daniel Flath, the author of “Boylan’s Folly,” says that “Boys can’t learn from women”.
    NOPE
    3. In “Boylan’s Folly” by Daniel Flath, Flath said, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE
    4. According to Daniel Flath, the author of “Boylan’s Folly,” “boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE

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    • belladonna98 says:

      2. Daniel Flath, in “Boylan’s Folly,” says that “boys can’t learn from women”.
      3. In Daniel Flath’s essay “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath said, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
      4. “Boys can’t learn from women,” says Daniel Flath, in his essay “Boylan’s Folly.”

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  3. btb100 says:

    1. In Daniel Flaths essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath claims that, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE
    2. Daniel Flaths the author of “Boylan’s Folly” says “Boys can’t learn from women”.
    NOPE
    3. In the essay by Daniel Flath, “Boylan’s Folly,” he says, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE
    4. “Boys can’t learn from women” is a statement claimed by Daniel Flath in his essay “Boylan’s Folly”
    NOPE

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  4. 1) “Moylan’s Folly ” by Daniel Flath, says that, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE
    2) “Boylan’s Folly” by Daniel Flath says that, “Boys can’t learn from women”.
    NOPE
    3)In Daniel Flath essay , “Boylan’s Folly,”Flath said , “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE

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  5. phillyfan321 says:

    1. In his essay, Daniel Flath, the author of “Boylan’s Folly,” says that, “boys can’t learn from women.
    NOPE
    2. The author of “Boylan’s Folly”, Daniel Flath says “Boys can’t learn from women”.
    NOPE
    3. In the essay by Daniel Flath, Boylan’s Folly, Folly said, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    Folly? NOPE
    4. The the essay, Boylan’s Folly, by Daniel Flath, Flath says that “boys can’t learn from women.”
    The the? NOPE

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  6. baritonemusicman says:

    1. In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath claims, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    2. In “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath claims: “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    3. Daniel Flath claims in his essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” that “boys can’t learn from women.”
    4.”Boys can’t learn from women” is the outlandish claim Daniel Flath makes in, “Boylan’s Folly.”
    SO CLOSE. NOPE

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    • baritonemusicman says:

      1. In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath claims, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
      2. In “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath claims: “Boys can’t learn from women.”
      3. Daniel Flath claims in his essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” that “boys can’t learn from women.”
      4.”Boys can’t learn from women” is the outlandish claim Daniel Flath makes in “Boylan’s Folly.”

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  7. amazonite345 says:

    1. In his essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath claims, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    2. In “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath claims: “Boys can’t learn form women.”
    3. In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath says that “boys can’t learn from women.”
    4. According to Daniel Flath, in his essay “Boylan’s Folly,” “Boys can’t learn from women.”

    YEP ALL FOUR

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  8. darnell18 says:

    1. In his essay, Daniel Flath, the author of “Boylan’s Folly,” says that, “boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE

    2. The author of “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath, claims “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE

    3. In the essay by Daniel Flath, “Boylan’s Folly,” the author claims that, “boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE

    4. In author Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” he claims “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE

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    • darnell18 says:

      1. In his essay, Daniel Flath, the author of “Boylan’s Folly,” says that “boys can’t learn from women.”

      2. The author of “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath, claims, “Boys can’t learn from women.”

      3. In the essay by Daniel Flath, “Boylan’s Folly,” the author claims that “boys can’t learn from women.”

      4. In author Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” he claims, “Boys can’t learn from women.”

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  9. socrateslee13 says:

    1.Within Daniel Flath’s entitled “Boylan’s Folly,” he makes the claim that, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE
    2. Daniel Flath states that: “Boys can’t learn from women,” in his essay “Boylan’s Folly.”
    NOPE
    3. “Boys can’t learn from women.” Is one of the many quotes Daniel Flath has used in his essay, “Boylan’s Folly” to support his reasoning.
    NOPE

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    • socrateslee13 says:

      1. In his essay, Daniel Flath, the author of “Boylan’s Folly,” says that, “boys can’t learn from women.”
      2. The author of “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath: “boys can’t learn from women”.
      3. In the essay by Daniel Flath, “Boylan’s Folly,” is said, “boys can’t learn from women.”
      4. Within Daniel Flath’s entitled “Boylan’s Folly,” he makes the claim that, “Boys can’t learn from women.”

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  10. dragon570 says:

    1) In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath claims, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    2) In “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath claims: “Boys can’t learn from women”.
    NOPE
    3) In the essay by Daniel Flath, “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath claims, “Boys can’t learn from women.”

    4) In Daniel Flath’s essay called “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath claims that “boys can’t learn from girls
    CLOSE QUOTE? NOPE

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  11. lmj20 says:

    1. In his essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath says that “boys can’t learn from women.”
    2. The author of “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath claims: “Boys can’t learn from women”.
    NOPE
    3. In the essay by Daniel Flath, “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath said, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    4. In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath makes the claim that “boys can’t learn from women.
    CLOSE QUOTE? NOPE

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  12. childishharambe says:

    1. Daniel Flath, the author of “Boylan’s Folly,” in his essay says that,“Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE
    2. Daniel Flath the author of “Boylan’s Folly” believes that “Boys can’t learn from women”.
    NOPE
    3. In the essay “Boylan’s Folly” by Daniel Flath, the author believes that “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE

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  13. nyctime7 says:

    1. In his essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” the author Daniel Flath says that “boys can’t learn from women.”
    2. The author of “Boylan’s Folly”, Daniel Flath, claims: “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE
    3. “Boys can’t learn from women,” is said in the essay by Daniel Flath, “Boylan’s Folly.”
    NOPE
    4. In his essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath claims, “Boys can’t learn from women.”

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  14. collegekid9 says:

    1. In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath states that, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE
    2. The author of “Boylan’s Folly”, Daniel Flath claims that: “Boys can’t learn from women”.
    NOPE
    3. In Daniel Flath’s essay “Boylan’s Folly,” it is said that, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE

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  15. yankeeskid6 says:

    1. In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath states that, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE
    2. Daniel Flath claims in his essay title “Boylans Folly” , that boys can’t learn from women.
    NOPE
    3. In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylans Folly”, it is said that “Boys cant learn from women.”
    NOPE
    4. Daniel Flath states “Boys cant learn from women,” in his essay “Boylans Folly.”
    NOPE

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  16. jsoccer5 says:

    1. In his essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” the author, Daniel Flath says that, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE
    2. The author of “Boylan’s Folly”, Daniel Flath says “Boys can’t learn from women”.
    NOPE
    3. In the essay by Daniel Flath, “Boylan’s Folly,” states, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE
    4. Daniel Flath states in “Boylan’s Folly” that “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE

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    • jsoccer5 says:

      1. In his essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath says that “boys can’t learn from women.”
      2. The author of “Boylan’s Folly”, Daniel Flath, says, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
      3. In the essay by Daniel Flath, “Boylan’s Folly,” he claims, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
      4. Daniel Flath states, “Boys can’t learn from women,” in his essay “Boylan’s Folly.”

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  17. scarletthief says:

    1. In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath says that “boys can’t learn from women.”

    2. The author of “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath says: “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE
    3. In the essay by Daniel Flath, “Boylan’s Folly,” he says, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    OK
    4. “Boys can’t learn from women,” says Daniel Flath in his essay, “Boylan’s Folly.”
    OK

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  18. tiggs18 says:

    1. In his essay, “Daniel Flath”, the author of “Boylan’s Folly”, says that, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE
    2. The author of “Boylan’s Folly”, “Daniel Flath” said that, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE
    3. In the essay by Daniel Flath, “Boylan’s Folly”, “Boys can’t learn from women”, is said.
    NOPE
    4. In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly”, he states. “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE

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  19. beyonce1234 says:

    1. In the essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath says that, “boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE
    2. The author of “Boylan’s Folly”, Daniel Flath, states, “Boys can’t learn from women”.
    NOPE
    3. In the essay by Daniel Flath, entitled “Boylan’s Folly,” he claims, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    SO CLOSE
    4. Danial Flath, states in his essay, “Moylan Folly,” that, “boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE

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    • beyonce1234 says:

      1. In the essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath says that “boys can’t learn from women.”
      2. The author of “Moylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath, states, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
      3. In the essay by Daniel Flath entitled “Boylan’s Folly,” he claims, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
      4. Daniel Flath states in his essay, “Moylan Folly,” that “boys can’t learn from women.”

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  20. philly321 says:

    1. Daniel Flath, in “Boylan’s Folly,” said that “boys can’t learn from women.”
    YEP
    2. In “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath claims: “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    YEP
    3. In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath claims, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    YEP
    4. In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath makes the claim that “boys can’t learn from women.”
    YEP

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  21. wvuhockey says:

    1. in his essay, Boylan’s Folly, the author “Daniel Flath” says that, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    2. The author of Moylan’s Folly’s ,”Boys can’t learn from women,” Daniel Flath.
    3. In the essay by Daniel Flath, “Boylan’s Folly,” claims, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    4. Daniel Flath, the author of “Bylaws Folley” Believes that “boys can’t learn from women.”

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  22. thesilentbutdeadlycineman says:

    1. In his essay, Daniel Flath, the author of “Boylan’s Folly,” says that “boys can’t learn from women.”
    2.The author of “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath, claims: “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    3.In the essay by Daniel Flath, “Boylan’s Folly,” it is said that “boys can’t learn from women.”
    4. Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” claims that “boys can’t learn from women.”

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  23. edwardnihlman says:

    1. In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” he says that “boys can’t learn from women.”
    2. The author of “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath claims: “boys can’t learn from women”.
    3. In “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath said, “boys can’t learn from women.”
    4. “Boys can’t learn from women” is a claim from “Boylan’s Folly,” an essay by Daniel Flath.

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    • edwardnihlman says:

      Ignore original reply!

      1. In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” he says that “boys can’t learn from women.”
      2. The author of “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath claims: “Boys can’t learn from women”.
      3. In “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath said, “boys can’t learn from women.”
      4. “Boys can’t learn from women” is a claim from “Boylan’s Folly,” an essay by Daniel Flath.

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  24. 31savage says:

    1. In his essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath says that, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    2. In “Moylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath claims: “Boys can’t learn from women”.
    3. In the essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath said, “Boys can’t learn from women.”

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  25. thathawkman says:

    1)In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath says that, “boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE

    2)The author of “Boylan’s Folly”, Daniel Flath says “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE

    3)In the essay by Daniel Flath, “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath claims, “Boys can’t learn from women.”

    4)Daniel Flath’s, the author of “Boylan’s Folly,” states that, “boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE

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  26. aaspiringwriter says:

    1. In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath claims, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    2. In “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath claims: “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    3. Daniel Flath claims in his essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” that “boys can’t learn from women.”
    4. Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” claims that “boys can’t learn from women.”

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  27. princess272 says:

    1. In his essay,“Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath says that, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE

    2. Daniel Flath, the author of “Boylan’s Folly” said that, “Boys can’t learn from women”.
    NOPE

    3. In the essay “Boylan’s Folly,”by Daniel Flath, he states that, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE

    4. In the essay “Boylan’s Folly,” the author Daniel Flath states that, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE

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  28. dublin517 says:

    1. In his essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath says that, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE

    2. The author of “Boylan’s Folly”, Daniel Flath mentions that “Boys can’t learn from women”.
    NOPE

    3. In the essay by Daniel Flath,“Boylan’s Folly,” Flath states that “Boys can’t learn from women.”.
    NOPE AND NOPE AND NOPE

    4. Daniel Flath says within his essay “Boylan’s Folly,” “Boys, can’t learn from women.”
    NOPE

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  29. brobeanfarms says:

    1. In his essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath says that “boys can’t learn from women.”
    2. The author of “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath claims: “Boys can’t learn from women”.
    3. In “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath said, “boys can’t learn from women.”
    4. Daniel Flath claims “boys can’t learn from women”, stated in “Boylan’s Folly”.

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  30. princess272 says:

    1. In his essay, “Daniel Flath,” “Boylan’s Folly states, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    2. In “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath claims: “Boys can’t learn from women”.
    3. In the essay,“Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath indicated, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    4. Daniel Flath states, “Boys can’t learn from women”, in his essay, “Daniel Flath.”

    I wanted to retry it.

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  31. rainbow987 says:

    1.) Daniel Flath, in his essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” says that, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    2.) In “Boylan’s Folly”, Daniel Flath claims: “Boys can’t learn from women”.
    3.) In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath says, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    4.) Daniel Flath says “Boys can’t learn from women.” He makes this claim in the essay, “Boylan’s Folly.”

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  32. chandlerbing27 says:

    1. In his essay, “Boylon’s Folly,” Daniel Flath claims, “boys can’t learn from women.”
    2. In “Boylon’s Folly,” Daniel Flath claims: “boys can’t learn from women.”
    3. In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylon’s Folly,” Flath claims, “boys can’t learn from women.”
    4. According to Daniel Flath, “boys can’t learn from women,” in his essay “Boylon’s Folly.”

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  33. alaska38 says:

    1. In his essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath claims, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    2. The author of “Boylan’s Folly”, Daniel Flath: “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    3. In Daniel Flath’s essay, “Boylan’s Folly,” Flath says, “Boys can’t learn from women.”
    4.“Boys can’t learn from women.” according to Daniel Flath in, “Boylan’s Folly.”

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  34. flyerfan1974 says:

    1.In his essay Daniel Flath, the author of “Boylan’s Folly,” says that, “Boys can’t learn from women.”

    2.In “Boylan’s Folly,” Daniel Flath claims: “Boys can’t learn from women”.

    3.”Boylan’s Folly,” and essay by Daniel Flath claims “Boys can’t learn from women.

    4. “Boys can’t learn from women,” is an outrageous claim made in Daniel Flaths essay, “Boylan’s Folly.”

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