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ENG FINAL STUDY
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If you use a source by one author place the author's name and page number after the quoted, paraphrased, or summarized material
Example .. Although pop art often resembles the comic strip, it owes a debt to such painters as Magritte, Matisse, and de Kooning (Rose 184).
If you use a source by one author and give credit to that author by name in your paper, you need ?
only give the page number in the parentheses Example .. According to art critic Barbara Rose, pop art owes a large debt to such painters as Magritte, Matisse, and de Kooning (184).
If you are directly quoting material that extends to more than four print lines, ?
indent the material one inch from the left margin, double-space, and donot use quotation marks. Do not change the right margin. Note that in this case, the parentheses appear after the punctuation that ends the quoted material
If you are citing more than one work by the same author ?
Include a short title in the parentheses EX : Within fifty years, the Inca and Aztec civilizations were defeated and overthrown by outside invaders (Thomas, Lost Cultures 198).
For more than three authors ?
Use all the last names or use the last name of the first author plus "et al." (Latin for "and others") and the page number. There is no comma after the author's names .. Example.. Casualties of World War II during 1940-45 amounted to more than twenty-five million soldiers and civilians (Blum et al. 779).
If you are citing a work by two or three authors ?
Use all last names and the page number (Example ) prisons today are overcrowded to the point of emergency; conditions could not be worse, and the state budget for prison reforms is at an all-time low (Smith and Jones 72).
If you cite a work that has no named author ?
Use the work's title and the page number , Example.. Each year 350,000 Americans will die of a heart attack before reaching a 🏥 "First Aid for Heart Attacks" 88).
If the work you are citing appears in a series ?
Include the volume and page num-ber with the author ✍️ EXAMPLE .. On August 28, 1963, King delivered his "I Have a Dream" address to more than 200,000 civil rights supporters in Washington, DC, a speech that added momentum to the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act (Lopez1: 270)
If the material you are citing contains a passage quoted from another source indicate your source for the quotation in the parentheses
Example : According to George Orwell, "Good writing is like a window-pane" (Qtd. In Murray 142).
If the work you are citing is a nonprint source with no reference markers, such as an interview, lecture, television show, film, or performance, include in the text the name of the person or the title (e.g., 60 Minutes) that begins the corresponding entry in the Works Cited list
MLA stands for?
Modern Language Association
What is MLA?
A method of citing references in research papers
You should not use the authors' last names in the citation if the authors' names appear in the text
You only use block quotes when quoting more than 4 lines (not sentences) of text.
Author's names are listed alphabetically in reverse order on the Works Cited page.
Alphabetize your Works Cited page including "A", "An", or "The" as the first word of a title
Give only the first city listed for the place of publication and do not list state names, regardless how obscure the city.
Prints titles of books and journals should be italicized .. handwritten titles should be underlined. The titles of articles, essays, and chapters should be enclosed in quota-tion marks.
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