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Unformatted text preview: LA Citations are required for all print and electronic sources. These are examples of the most common. Style A Quick Guide Citations – Common In Text Scenarios Author’s name in the main sentence: page number in parentheses As Litterati asserts, the modern short story is often seen as a uniquely American phenomenon, due in part to the infl uence of Poe and Hawthorne (278). Author not named in the main sentence: author’s last name and page number in parentheses What is missing from most adaptations of Austen’s novel is her critique of the economics of social interactions (Janist 27). Authors not named in the main sentence: author last name and page number; (semicolon) next author last name and page number Several scholars have found that gothic novels romanticize vampirism (Lazarus 65; Kaine 86-89). Several sources by the same author, name in main sentence: fi rst two or three words of the title and page number in parentheses Jones has completed several studies on the evolution of the use of prepositions in literature (“Parts of Speech” 65-87; “Prepositions in Speech” 99). Quotation: use author’s name in main sentence; page number(s) in parentheses D’Artista notes that Kahlo’s paintings were often “personal narratives, similar to Mexican retablos , that told the story of her suffering, strength, and stoicism” (483). Unknown author: fi rst two or three words of title and page number in parentheses Newspaper reports of the time described the event as “the most horrifying catastrophe ever to strike the people of London” (“Historic Disasters” 51). No page number: use author’s last name in parentheses, if not already in main sentence Even after Galileo was condemned as a heretic by the Catholic church, his relationship with his daughter, a cloistered nun, remained close and supportive (Starsky). 1 Campus Writing Program & the IUB Libraries MLA STYLE QUICK GUIDE - Page 2 Citations – Bibliography NOTE: MLA FORMAT IS DOUBLE SPACED WITH A HANGING INDENT; DUE TO SPACE CONSIDERATIONS, EXAMPLES ARE SHOWN SINGLE SPACED.NOTE: MLA FORMAT IS DOUBLE SPACED WITH A HANGING INDENT; DUE TO SPACE CONSIDERATIONS, EXAMPLES ARE SHOWN SINGLE SPACED....
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