Provided by Purdue Online Writing Lab (Barf). MLA Citations. Giving credit to the work of others Giving reference to the work in your own writing Placing source information in parentheses after a quote or paraphrase. What are Citations?.
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Giving credit to the work of others
Giving reference to the work in your own writing
Placing source information in parentheses after a quote or paraphrase
When quoting or paraphrasing the work of somebody else, you must include the author’s name and the page number from which you took the information
Wordsworth stated that Romantic poetry was marked by a "spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings" (263).
Romantic poetry is characterized by the "spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings" (Wordsworth 263).
Wordsworth extensively explored the role of emotion in the creative process (263).
On your Works Cited page, you need to include the work you cited in your writing
Wordsworth, William. Lyrical Ballads. London: Oxford U.P., 1967. Print.
Last name, First. Book Title.Where Published: Publisher, Year Published. Medium Published.
Cite with the title of the work
Parenthetical: shorten the name of the title and include the page number
Works Cited:begin with the title then continue
Aristotle. Poetics. Trans. S. H. Butcher. The Internet Classics Archive. Web Atomic and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 13 Sept. 2007. Web. 4 Nov. 2008. ‹http://classics.mit.edu/›.
The Purdue OWL Family of Sites. The Writing Lab and OWL at Purdue and Purdue U, 2008. Web. 28 October 2012. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/writinglab/.
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