Published 6 August 2020
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If I am citing two poems, each by a different poet, should I use the word line or lines the first time I quote from each poet’s work?Yes. The MLA Handbook says that "in your first citation" of a poem, "use the word line or lines and then, . . .
Published 7 July 2020
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Published 9 June 2020
I am citing several television episodes titled “Pilot.” How do I differentiate among them in my parenthetical citations?There is more than one way to distinguish among several television episodes titled "Pilot." Here are two options. Option 1 List each episode in your works-cited- . . .
Published 20 May 2020
Published 6 May 2020
How do I cite a photograph from a Web site that credits the image to an organization rather than to the photographer?To create a works-cited-list entry for a photograph that credits an organization rather than an individual photographer, follow the MLA format template. Since the name . . .
Published 6 April 2020
Published 31 March 2020
If I cite a passage that contains numerous quotations from other sources, how do I let my reader know the original sources of the quotations?You are not obligated to tell your reader the original sources of the quotations. Nor should you include any note numbers or parenthetical documentation from the original . . .
Published 27 March 2020
If I am citing a commonly studied play that does not use line numbers, should I cite act and scene only?Yes. And if you think it would help your readers, you may also provide the page number in your in-text citation. You may also want to . . .
Published 17 March 2020