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V Enclose borrowed language in quotation

marks.
V Use signal phrases to integrate your
sources.
V Limit your use of quotations; integrate
language from a source into your own
sentence structure.
V Set off long quotations. Then, quotation
marks are unnecessary.
ccording to the —  , ³You must construct a clear, grammatically
Correct sentence that allows you to introduce or incorporate a quotation with
complete accuracy´ (93). Some examples from the —  
are listed below.

‡Shelley held a bold view: ³Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of


the World´ (794).

‡Shelley thought poets ³the unacknowledged legislators of the World´ (794).

‡³Poets,´ according to Shelley, ³are the unacknowledged legislators of the


World´ (794).

‡³It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,´ wrote Charles Dickens
of the eighteenth century.

‡Reflecting on the ³incident´ in Baltimore, Cullen concludes, ³Of all the things
that happened there / That¶s all that I remember´ (11-12).
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Required Information Author. á . City: Publisher, Date of publication. Medium.

Sample Works Cited Entry Hulme, Keri. á 


. New York: Penguin,

1986. Print.

Sample Parenthetical Citation After selling his house and taking his bus to a northern

wilderness by the sea, Joe literally ³plunges into the

natural´ by jumping over the edge of a thirty-foot

bluff, telling himself, ³If I make it, it will be a sign´

(Hulme 341).
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Required Information Author. á . City: Publisher, Year. Medium.

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Sample Works Cited Entry Frye, Northrop.       

Princeton: Princeton UP, 1957. Print.

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   Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1991. Print.


Sample Parenthetical Citation Shakespeare¶s !  has been called a ³comedy
of the grotesque´ (Frye,  237).

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Required Information Author. ³Story/Poem.´ á"# Title. Editor.

Edition. Volume. City: Publisher, Year. Medium.

Sample Works Cited Entry Anderson, Sherwood. ³Adventure.´ á$

    . Ed. Nina

Baym. 5th ed. Vol. 2. New York: Norton, 1998.

1149-54. Print.

Sample Parenthetical Citation Although Alice faithfully waits for her lover¶s return,

³[«] all the time the creeping fear that he would never

come grew back stronger within her´ (Anderson 1151).


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Sample Works Cited Entry Zender, Karl F. ³Loving Shakespeare¶s Lovers:


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MLA, 2000. 137-43. Print.

Sample Parenthetical Citation % presents an opposition between two


worlds: ³the world of the everyday«and the world of
romance.´ Although the two lovers are part of the world
of romance, their language of love nevertheless becomes
³fully responsive to the tang of actuality´ (Zender 138,
141).

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Required Information Editor(s). á . Edition. Volume. City: Publisher,

Year. Medium.

Sample Works Cited Entry Kirszner, Laurie G., and Stephen R. Mandell, eds.

   )  )*   7th ed.

Boston: Wadsworth, 2010. Print.

Sample Parenthetical Citation In Hawthorne¶s ³Young Goodman Brown,´ the author

uses symbols, such as the walking stick, the woods,

sunset and night, and the vague shadows to develop

one of its central themes (Kirszner and Mandell 346).


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u Author. ³á .´ Editor Pages.

Sample Works Cited Entry Kingston, Maxine Hong. ³No Name Woman.´ Oates and
Atwan 383-94.
Oates, Joyce Carol, and Robert Atwan, eds. á
    . Boston: Houghton,
2000. Print.
Walker, Alice. ³Looking for Zora.´ Oates and Atwan 395-411.
Sample Parenthetical Citation Walker describes the experience of finding Zora Hurston¶s

grave as a time ³when normal responses of grief, horror, and

so on do not make sense because they bear no real relation to

the depth of the emotion one feels´ (411).



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Required Information á . Director. Performer(s). Distributor, Year of
Release. Medium.

Sample Works Cited Entry   $+Dir. Marc Forster. Perf. Meryl


Streep, Kate Winslet, Julie Christie, Radha
Mitchell, and Dustin Hoffman. Miramax, 2004.
Film.

Sample Parenthetical Citation Barrie, in the film   $+)is inspired by the


imaginative games he plays with four young boys.
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Required Information á . Editor (or Translator). City: Publisher, Year.


Medium. Version used.
Sample Works Cited Entry á,"  - 


Ed. Herbert G. May and Bruce M. Metzger. New
York: Oxford UP, 1965. Print. Rev. Standard Vers.

Sample Parenthetical Citation Consider the words of Solomon: ³If your enemy is
hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he is thirsty, give
him water to drink´ (,"  )Prov.
25.21).
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Required Information Author. á . City: Publisher, Year. Medium.

Sample Works Cited Entry Boswell, James. á %Ed. George


Birkbeck Hill and L. F. Powell. 6 vols. Oxford:
Clarendon, n.d. Print.

Sample Parenthetical Citation Samuel Johnson admitted that Edmund Burke was an
³extraordinary man´ (qtd. in Boswell 2: 450).

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Abbreviation for information you n.p. No place of publication given


cannot supply n.p. No publisher given
n.d. No date of publication given
n. pag. No pagination given
[ ?] Uncertain about the accuracy of the
information you supply, add a question mark

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Sample Works Cited Entry Bauer, Johann. !#  [Stuttgart]: Belser,
[1971?]. Print.
Michelangelo. á'   
 New York: Wings,
1992. N. pag. Print.

  -    [Eng.]: n.p.,
n.d. N. pag. Print.

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Required Information Author. ³Article Title.´ %á  Volume. Issue

(Year): Pages. Medium.

Sample Works Cited Entry Kromholz, Linda. ³Reading and Insight in Toni

Morrison¶s Paradise.´     + -

36. 1 (2002): 21-34. Print.

Sample Parenthetical Citation According to one critic, ³Toni Morrison uses repetition

with a difference to create multiple versions of stories,

to revise dominant history, and to represent processes

of healing, transformation, and insight´ (Krumholz 21).


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Required Information Article Author. ³Article Title.´ Publication Information


for Original Source.  á . Collection
Editor. Volume. City: Publisher, Year. Pages.
Medium.
Sample Works Cited Entry Ash, Susan. ³The Bone People after Te Kaihau.´ *
 *    29.1 (1989): 123-
35. Rpt. in 
       . Ed.
Jeffrey W. Hunter. Vol. 130. Detroit: Gale, 2000.
48-55. Print.

Sample Parenthetical Citation According to Susan Ash, ³Kerewin may repress her
µessential¶ self (the self who can lead), and present a
mask of self-satisfied isolation to society, but at no time
does she adopt conventional female roles´ (49).
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Required Information Author. á *#. Site Sponsor. Last Date Updated
(MLA does not require a Web
address <URL> in citations; (or the date of publication). Medium. Access
however, if your instructor requires
the URL, then include the URL.) Date. <URL>.
Sample Works Cited Entry Garcia Landa, Jose Angel, comp.   
 
without URL
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U de Zaragoza, 2008. Web.15 May 2008.


Sample Parenthetical Citation
According to Garcia Landa, the website provides many

scholarly publications that include ³linguistics, cultural

studies, discourse analysis, and other philological

subjects.´
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Required Information Author. ³Title of Short Work.´ á * .
(MLA does not require a Web
address <URL> in citations; Sponsor of Web site. Update date (or ³n.d.´ ).
however, if your instructor requires
the URL, then include the URL.) Medium. Access Date. <URL>.

Sample Works Cited Entry with Mitchell, Jacqueline S. ³Beyond Stress.´ ', .
URL
Public Broadcasting Service. 3 June 2003. Web.

3 June 2003. <http://www.pbs.org/saf/1310/

features/ptsd.htm>.
Sample Parenthetical Citation In the article, Mitchell points out that the name of Post-
Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) ³is cold and clinical,
but its symptoms can be terrifying, calamitous and
visceral.´
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Required Information ³Title of Short Work.´ ' á . Sponsor of Web
(MLA does not require a Web address <URL> in
site. Update date (or ³n.d.´ ). Medium. Access
citations; however, if your instructor requires the
URL, then include the URL.) Date. <URL>.

Sample Works Cited Entry with URL ³Girl in Peanut Butter Lawsuit Receives Kidney
Transplant.´ "$-. Fox News
Channel. 19 June 2007. Web.19 June 2007.
<http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,28429
8,00.html>.
Sample Parenthetical Citation
Food contamination can have serious consequences;

in one case, ³an 11-year-old girl whose family says

she became ill after eating peanut butter

contaminated with salmonella received a kidney

donated by her father´ (³Girl´).


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Required Information Article Author. ³Article Title.´ Publication Information
for Original Source. á . Medium.
Access Date.

Sample Works Cited Entry Benediktsson, Thomas E. ³The Reawakening of the


Gods: Realism and the Supernatural in Silko and
Hulme.´   . 33.2 (1992):121-31.  
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. Web. 20 June 2007.

Sample Parenthetical Citation


The codes of realism would have us accept ³two

contradictory codes « that the narrative is not literally

true [and] that the work bears a resemblance to social

and psychological reality´ (Benediktsson).


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Required Information for Using Author. á *# City: Publisher, Year.


an Electronic Book (faculty '
* . Medium. Access Date.
preference)
Sample Works Cited Entry Kahn, Coppelia. '#
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*)*London: Routeledge, 1997.
$   Web. 14 June 2007.

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Article from a Newspaper Date. Edition: Session¶s Page.  
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' , Web. Access Date.

Sample Works Cited Entry Eisinger, Jesse. ³Ahead of the Tape.´ *'
% 3 June 2003, eastern ed.: CI. .
Web. 10 June 2003.
V Your heading should be in the top right-hand corner, one-half inch from the
top of the page. It includes your last name and the page number. Your
Works Cited page is the last page of your paper, so if you have written a
four-page paper, the number on your Works Cited page should be 5.
V The entire Works Cited page should be double spaced. Before you begin
typing the Works Cited, you should change the line spacing to ³Double´ by
going to Home and Paragraph on the tool bar.
V The title (Works Cited) should be centered on first line of the page. Do not
italicize, underline, or bold the title. Do not put quotation marks around it.
It should be in the same size font as the rest of your paper.
V ll of your entries should be alphabetized by the first word in the entry.
Usually this word is the author or editor¶s last name; entries with unknown
authors or editors should be alphabetized by the first word of the title.
V The first line of each entry should begin on the left margin. If the entry is
longer than one line, each subsequent line should be indented one-half
inch (a tab).
V Italicize all titles of books, plays, newspapers, journals, magazines, films,
albums, and CDs.
V Put quotation marks around all titles of articles, short stories, essays,
poems, and reference book entries.
V Consult the 7th edition of the —  

   
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edition of the 
   

V —ake an appointment to meet individually with a


Writing Center staff member.

V Consult your professor during his/her office


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Hacker, Diana. 
    6th ed.
Boston: Bedford/St. —arin¶s, 2009.
Print.
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   7th ed. Boston:
Bedford/St. —arin¶s, 2006. Print.
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 7th ed. New York: The —odern
Language ssociation of merica.
Print.