Published 5 October 2018
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If I cite a work that has no page numbers and I give the author’s name at the beginning of my sentence, how does the reader know where the author’s idea ends, since there is no parenthetical citation?As the MLA Handbook notes, when you borrow an idea from a source, "it is important to signal at the end . . . that you are switching . . .
Published 2 October 2018
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When a source consists of only one page, such as a newspaper article, should I give the page number in my in-text citation?No. If a work is only one page, as in the example below, you should not include a page number in your in-text citation. A lengthier . . .
Published 3 July 2018
How should I cite an e-book version of Shakespeare’s Hamlet that uses paragraph numbers instead of line numbers?If your source uses paragraph numbers instead of page numbers or line numbers, your in-text citation should give the relevant number or numbers preceded by . . .
Published 3 May 2018
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What should I include in parentheses if the author’s name is provided in a signal phrase and the source has no page numbers or other kind of part number?As the MLA Handbook notes, "When a source has no page numbers or any other kind of part number, no number should be given in . . .
Published 29 January 2018
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Published 11 January 2018
In-text citations in MLA style involve authors, titles, and page numbers. Can I also include the date of a work?In MLA style, you must key works you discuss to the works-cited list. You may do so by mentioning the author in the text or in . . .
Published 5 December 2017