Tuesday April 25th, 2023

Period 4 ENG3C (Ms. Shockness)

Today we will review how to create a Works Cited list as well as how to embed quotes within an essay from your class play, A Raisin in the Sun following MLA school of citation

In English classes past you may have cited novels or short stories or poems parenthetically using MLA, which involves the author’s last name and page number from the text.

Just a few reminders:

To embed quotes, there are a few simple guidelines to remember:

  1. No lonely quotes!
  2. Run-In and/or Run-Out
  3. Peppering a quote
  4. DOT.DOT.DOT
  5. COPY COPY (AUTHOR PAGE) PERIOD.

Remember that you will need to include a Works Cited page using¬† MLA school of Citation. It is crucial to properly reference information that is not your own in order to give credit where it’s due and also to avoid PLAGIARISM.

Here is a handy video that gives a good visual of how to embed quotes in MLA. One change in the video is that you will create a Works Cited page, not a bibliography. Some people use the term interchangeably.

Using the following information will put you on the right track to creating a Works Cited page to be proud of!

Below you’ll find the Laurier Guide for MLA Citation.

The-MLA-Working-File-Updated-2023

Finally, when in doubt, OWL Purdue is a great resource for all of your citation needs.