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MLA. Heading and Title. Last name and page number in your running head Aligned on the right side Last Name Teacher Name Class Name and Hour Date: 16 September 2011 All aligned on the left hand side of the paper. Quotations.

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heading and title
Heading and Title
  • Last name and page number in your running head
    • Aligned on the right side
  • Last Name
  • Teacher Name
  • Class Name and Hour
  • Date: 16 September 2011
    • All aligned on the left hand side of the paper
quotations
Quotations
  • To indicate short quotations (fewer than four typed lines) in your text, enclose the quotation within double quotation marks
  • Provide the author and specific page citation in the text, and include a complete reference on the Works Cited page
quotations1
Quotations
  • Punctuation marks such as periods, commas, and semicolons should appear after the parenthetical citation
  • Question marks and exclamation points should appear within the quotation marks if they are a part of the quoted passage but after the parenthetical citation if they are a part of your text
adding and subtracting words from quotations
Adding and subtracting words from quotations
  • If you add a word or words in a quotation, you should put brackets around the words to indicate that they are not part of the original text
  • If you omit a word or words from a quotation, you should indicate the deleted word or words by using ellipsis marks, which are three periods
examples
Examples
  • The chief becomes fearful when he realizes that “there is no real hope against her or the combine" (Kesey 101).
  • He claimed he could provide “hundred of examples [of court decisions] to illustrate the tension between church and state” (Bradford 11).
  • The turning point of the novel occurs when “that big red hand of McMurphy’s is reaching into the fog . . . Dragging them blinking into the open" (Kesey124).
how to quote a quote
How to quote a quote
  • If you are going to quote dialogue in the book, you must use an additional quotation mark to indicate that you are quoting a preexisting quote
  • ‘“Back to sleep now, MistuhBromden’ Mr. Turkle mutters” (Kesey 84).
  • “‘Chief, you’re our last bet”’ (Kesey 126).
works cited page
Works Cited Page
  • Begins on a new page
  • Center the title Works Cited at the top of the page
  • Reverse the author’s name so the last name is first.
  • Indent additional lines (hanging indent)
  • The title of the book- underlined
  • Lastname, Firstname. Title of Book. Place

of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication.

Gilman, Sander. Hysteria beyond Freud. Berkeley: U of California P, 1993.

works cited example
Works Cited Example
  • Author Last name, Author First name. Title of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication.

Kesey, Ken. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. New York, NY: Penguin Group Inc., 1963.

the owl at purdue
The OWL at Purdue
  • Google “MLA”
  • http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/
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