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MLA Citation

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Carrie Bailey

on 17 April 2013

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Why use in-text citations? Where and How to use in -text citations When to use in-text citations Hiking on the MLA Citation Path! Because in-text citations give your reader
a path to follow between... and the information you're
using! Let's follow the path! (Roberts 156). Source Works Cited (Roberts 156) In-text Citations What if I use the author's name
in the signal phrase? Roberts states that Lovemarks "transform the shopping environment into a Theater of Dreams and teh shopping experience into a delight" (157). Another Example NOTICE: quote marks
around the borrowed words? Time to make a
Quote Sandwich! X states, "_________."
As the prominent philosopher puts it, "______."
According to X, "_________."
X himself writes,"_________."
In his book, ________, X maintains that "_____."
Writing in the journal Arabesque, X complains that "________."
In X's view, "_______."
X agrees/disagrees when she writes, "_______."
X complicates matters further when she writes, "_______." Templates for Introducing Quotations Templates for Explaining Quotations Basically , X is saying ________
In other words, X believes__________
In making this comment, X argues that _____
X is insisting that __________
X's point is that ___________
The essence of X's argument is that ________ Last Name, First Name. “Title.” Larger
Site. Sponsor of Web site, Update date or n.d. Web. Access date.

Grimm, Jacob & Wilhelm. “The Twelve Brothers.” D. L. Ashliman. U of Pitt, 2009. Web. 20 Oct. 2009. Web Site
page 709 Last Name, First Name. “Title of Article.” Title of
Anthology. Eds. First Name Last
Name and First Name Last Name. Edition. Place: Press, year: pages. Print.

Rockler-Gladen, Naomi. “Me Against the Media.” They Say/I Say: Ed. Graff, Gerald, Birkenstein, Cathy & Russel Durst. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2009: 284-291. Print.
Anthologies The Lion King. Dir. Rob Minkoff and Roger Allers. Perf. Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons. Walt Disney Video, 1994. DVD.
The Little Mermaid. Dir. Ron Clements and John Musker. Perf. Rene Auberjonois. Walt Disney Home Entertainment, 2006. DVD.
page 710 Author: Dave Eggers
Title: The Wild Things
City of Publication: San Francisco, California
Publisher: McSweeney’s Books
Date: 2009 Practice #1 Last Name, First Name. Title. City of Publication:
Press, year. Medium.
Sendak, Maurice. Where the Wild Things Are. New York: Harper Collins, 1988. Print.
(Sendak 5). <--in text
(page 708) MLA citation is like writing a letter! Author: Benjamin Percy
Title: The Wilding
City of Publication: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Publisher: Graywolf Press
Date: 2010 Practice #3 What is MLA?
And what might it have to do with these people?


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