ENGL 1301 MLA Style

ENGL 1301 MLA Style - MLAStyle:InTextCitationand WorksCitedPage Documentation DocumentationandMLA InTextCitations WorksC

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MLA Style: In Text Citation and Works Cited Page
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ocumentation and MLA Documentation and MLA Reasons for Documenting: Allows readers to find out more about origins f the ideas you present of the ideas you present Protects you from charges of plagiarism T f Dt t i i MLA St l Two Types of Documentation in MLA Style: In Text Citations Works Cited
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Basics of In Text Citation Author’s name, including first name the first time name mentioned, in text of your essay Note page number in parentheses—without pg. or p—at end of citation; final punctuation comes after final parenthesis If using block uotation, final unctuation comes us gboc quotat o , a pu ctuat o co es before the information in parentheses cluding thor’s ame in xt f your essay is If including author s name in text of your essay is awkward, then put only the last name in the arentheses before the page umber: parentheses before the page number: (Lowe 79).
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Additional Aspects of In Text Citation Last name of author is enough for reader to reference in Work Cited Page number makes it easy to find original quotation If two authors have same last name, include first name or, if in parentheses, initial: 9) (J. Mayers 79). If more than one work by same author, specify hich work in essay with an abbreviation of the which work in essay with an abbreviation of the title, or, if in parentheses, put comma after last ame and before title and use abbreviation of title: name and before title and use abbreviation of title: (Mayers, “A Bad Man” 79).
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Additional Aspects of In Text Citation Web sources usually don’t have page numbers, so just give author’s name MLA prefers author’s name in text instead of in parentheses If no author, mention title in text oems: if uote all or part of or 3 lines f poetry, Poems: if quote all or part of 2 or 3 lines of poetry, put in quotation marks and separate lines using a ash / with a space on each side. In parentheses slash / with a space on each side. In parentheses put line numbers (7 9).
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dditional Aspects of In xt Citation Additional Aspects of In Text Citation ork quoted in another source, put “ td n” Work quoted in another source, put qtd. in before the information about the indirect source: (qtd. in Bauman 9). Mention direct source of quotation in signal phrase If two or more sources support a single point, separate them with a semicolon: (Jones 8; Smith 7).
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Basics of Works Cited Page On a separate page at the end of your essay, include the Works Cited page Header: last name and page number. Page umber should follow the last page number of number should follow the last page number of body of your paper enter and in regular type/font: Works Cited Center and in regular type/font: Works Cited Double space throughout No extra spaces between title and entries or between entries!
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This note was uploaded on 01/07/2012 for the course ENG 1301 taught by Professor Martak.moore during the Fall '11 term at Collins.

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