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Appendix L

Integrating Source Materials
Part 1: Example Passages

Example Passage 1

Integrate the quotation into the passage as if the passage is a sentence in your research paper. Include appropriate transitions as well as APA-formatted in-text citations and reference. Delete elements of the passage or quotation as needed.

Passage: Some might argue that traditional good looks are not an indication of a person’s real attractiveness.

Quotation: “The philosophical dimension of beauty does not depend on the limits of the physical world; true beauty far exceeds our earthly bounds.”

Reference: Roger McMichaels. A Deeper Look at Beauty. New York: Graymark, 1995. The quoted material is taken from page 22.

Integrated passage|
“The philosophical dimension might argue that traditional beauty does not depend or indicate a person real attractiveness and it does not depend on limits of the physical world; true beauty far exceeds our earthy bounds.” (McMicheals, Roger)|

Reference citation|
McMicheals, Roger. A Deeper look at Beauty. New York: Graymark, 1995. The quoted material is taken from page 22.|

Example Passage 2

Integrate this quotation into the passage in a different way than you integrated the first passage and quotation. Include appropriate transitions as well as APA-formatted in-text citations and reference. Delete elements of the passage or quotation as needed.

Passage: By examining beauty on a merely superficial level, some would argue that we miss out on the larger questions in life.

Quotation: “We must consider the intersection between perception and expectation: can what is there possibly be understood by what we see?”

Reference: Roger McMichaels. A Deeper Look at Beauty. New York: Graymark, 1995. The quoted material is taken from page 96.

Integrated passage|
By examining beauty on a merely superficial level, “We must consider the intersection between perception and expectation:...