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Is it OK to italicize a word for emphasis in my paper?
The MLA style discourages the use of italics in academic prose to emphasize or point, because they are unnecessary—most often, the unadorned words do the… Read More
Do you use italics when mentioning the name of a television channel or radio station in an essay?
No, you should not italicize the names of television channels or radio stations. The show originally aired on Cartoon Network. She listed to the weather… Read More
If I’m citing an entire play reprinted in an anthology, does it appear in italics?
Yes. As the MLA Handbook explains, the title of an independent work (that is, a work that usually stands alone, such as a play, novel,… Read More
Do I italicize Cyrillic book titles in the list of works cited?
In the past, titles and terms in the Cyrillic alphabet were not italicized, partly because it is based on the Greek alphabet, which traditionally is… Read More
How do I cite scriptural writings? And when do I use italics in referring to them?
Create a works-cited-list entry for scriptural writings as you would for any other source: follow the MLA format template. In general, begin with the title. Read More