Posts related to punctuation
Where do I place the period when the Title of Source element ends with a single and a double closing quotation mark?
A period is always used after the Title of Source element in a works-cited-list entry, as described in section 5.120 of the MLA Handbook (217). Read More
How do I indicate that a line has been omitted from a run-in poetry quotation?
Use three ellipsis points bracketed by forward slashes to indicate that one or more lines have been omitted from a run-in poetry quotation. Read More
Should I add a serial comma when I reproduce the title of a source?
If the title displayed on the title page of your source contains a serial comma, include the comma when you reproduce the title. For example,… Read More
In works-cited-list entries, why is there sometimes a period before the edition number and sometimes a comma?
According to the MLA format template, periods appear in a works-cited-list entry after the author, after the title, and at the end of each container… Read More