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If more than one source for a paraphrased idea is cited in a parenthetical citation, in what order do I list the sources?If you paraphrase a single idea from more than one source and the sources are equally important, the order in which you list them is up to . . .
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When translating from a language that does not use roman characters, like Chinese, do I include the original characters or a transliteration? And how do I alphabetize titles of nonroman works?In its publications, the MLA prefers to give the original characters (script) and a translation for titles and quotations; it also includes transliteration in some of its . . .
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Published 18 October 2016
I am citing two editions of the same novel. How do I order the entries in the list of works cited, and how do I distinguish the editions in the in-text citation?Order the entries by the most important unique piece of identifying information. This is usually the date. You can list entries either in chronological order or the . . .
Published 14 June 2016