Mla Formatting

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Jane Smith

Mr. Darnell

English 11 Honors-AP: Paper #1

27 September 2010

Title is Required, and it is Centered: No Bold, No Underline

Indent your first paragraph and begin your essay. Note that everything (including the heading) is double-spaced. Be sure that both the last name and the page number appear in the running-header, and that the running-header is all 12-point font. Also note that the paper identifier will appear in the heading after the course number and a colon. The date should appear in this form: day, month, year—no commas. All margins are one inch. All works cited (including both primary and secondary sources) should appear at the end of the paper on its own page. It will be called the Works Cited page, and the words “Works Cited” will appear at the top of the page, centered, with no other formatting. Then you will list the bibliographic information of all works cited, alphabetically by author or first word in the entry. The Works Cited page is also double-spaced, within and between each bibliographic entry. Be sure that each entry is left justified on the first line, and subsequent lines are indented five spaces (one TAB). Follow standard MLA practice for bibliographic entries. When you directly quote, or even if you paraphrase, the language of a primary or secondary source, you cite that source parenthetically. The following sentence is an example of an MLA-style parenthetical reference: A consideration of the importance of self-reliance must understand that, “Because it is my name!” (Miller 143). Note that the PERIOD appears AFTER the parenthetical citation, which includes the author and the page number but no…...

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