[ Quotations ] Open Question : Hi, for this sentence, how do I paraphrase/ quote it?

Haskell points out that throughout literary and musical history there are references to the songs of trees, and the way they speak: whispering pines, falling branches, crackling leaves, the steady hum buzzing through the forest. Because Haskell is not the author of the article… Do I write “Haskell states “….” or “Author name states “…”?…

[ History ] Open Question : What characteristics , behaviors , qualities and traits did people have 500 years ago , that they no longer have today?

For example : Were there poor ,illiterate people ? Were there people who were ghetto/tacky and low-class? Was there infidelity or cheating in relationships ? Did people sleep with multiple partners? What about violent street gangs?Did they exist? Were there violent crimes , such as kidnap, rape , murder and illegal drug use? Were there…

[ Higher Education (University +) ] Open Question : Why do some people have such weird and stupid interests and dedicate their lives to them?

Like professors who got their PhD in some random archaic topic that is completely random, like the ancient text of Ghengis Khan or something or the history of cooking pasta in Ancient Greece. How can you be so into something like that that you dedicate your entire life and profession to that topic? Do these…