9th Lit: MLA Formatting Guide

Please use the information below to complete your works cited page and parenthetical citations.

For every quote or paraphrase used in your essay, please include this citation after the quotation ends but before the period.

The author states, “The old lady settled herself comfortably, removing her white cotton gloves and putting them up with her purse on the shelf in front of the back window,” (O’Connor).

For your works cited page, please use the one located on the sample paper below. You may copy and paste the formatting  of the essay directly into your own blank document so that it is formatted based on MLA Guidelines.

Sample MLA Paper


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