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MLA Footnotes and Endnotes
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Why use footnotes/endnotes? MLA discourages extensive use of explanatory or digressive notes in papers. MLA style allows you to use endnotes or footnotes for bibliographic notes, which refer to other publications readers may consult.
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SAMPLE See Blackmur, especially chapters three and four, for an insightful and analysis of this trend. Several other studies point to this same conclusion. See Johnson and Hull 45-79, Kather 23-31, Krieg 50-57.
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You can also use footnotes/endnotes for occasional explanatory notes (content notes): In a 1990 interview, she reiterated this point even more strongly: “I am an artist, not a politician!” (Weller 124)
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Numbering Endnotes and Footnotes in the Document Body Endnotes/footnotes in MLA format are indicated in-text by superscript Arabic numbers after the punctuation of the phrase or clause to which the
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Unformatted text preview: note refers: Some have argued that such an investigation would be fruitless. 6 Note that when a long dash appears in the text, the footnote/endnote appears before the dash: For years, scholars have failed to address this point 8 –a fact that suggests their cowardice more than their carelessness. Formatting Endnotes and Footnotes Endnotes page All notes should be listed on a separate page entitled Notes (centered, no formatting) Notes page should appear before works cited page Notes should be listed by consecutive numbers that correspond accordingly to the notation in the text Notes are double spaced with a hanging indent Footnotes (below text body) Begin footnotes four lines below the main text Footnotes are single-spaced with hanging indent Numbered accordingly...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2010 for the course DECL 14424 taught by Professor Ms.icafernandez during the Spring '10 term at University of the Philippines Diliman.

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