APA format Essay Examples


The American Psychological Association (APA) referencing style is perhaps the most widely used to cite and reference essays.  This article is primarily meant to showcase examples of APA format essays. First off though, here is a quick reminder of the basic APA formatting guidelines. For starters, your APA must be typed on a standard-size word document (8.5″ x 11″), with a margin spacing of 1″ on all sides.  Also, ensure that your essay is double […]

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I heard a Fly buzz – when I died – (591)


heard a Fly buzz – when I died –The Stillness in the RoomWas like the Stillness in the Air –Between the Heaves of Storm – The Eyes around – had wrung them dry –And Breaths were gathering firmFor that last Onset – when the KingBe witnessed – in the Room – I willed my Keepsakes – Signed awayWhat portion of me beAssignable – and then it wasThere interposed a Fly – With Blue – uncertain […]

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APA Paper Format Guidelines Every Student Should Know


The American Psychological Association (APA format) is the standard style used in social sciences, education and psychology.  General APA Paper Format Guidelines Type essay on a standard-sized word document (8.5″ x 11″) and observe the following: Margins:  1 on all sides Spacing: double spaced  Cover Page:  Title of your paper, name and institution of affiliation Header: all APA formatted papers should include a “running head” on the header of each page. The running head should […]

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Starry Night by Anne Sexton


That does not keep me from having a terrible need of—shall I say the word—religion. Then I go out at night to paint the stars. Vincent Van Gogh in a letter to his brother The town does not existexcept where one black-haired tree slipsup like a drowned woman into the hot sky.The town is silent. The night boils with eleven stars.Oh starry starry night! This is howI want to die. It moves. They are all […]

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Holy Sonnets: Death, be not proud


Death, be not proud, though some have called theeMighty and dreadful, for thou art not so;For those whom thou think’st thou dost overthrowDie not, poor Death, nor yet canst thou kill me.From rest and sleep, which but thy pictures be,Much pleasure; then from thee much more must flow,And soonest our best men with thee do go,Rest of their bones, and soul’s delivery.Thou art slave to fate, chance, kings, and desperate men,And dost with poison, war, […]

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