MLA Style Sheet for writing papers Basic format: A4, double spacing, 1 inch marg

MLA Style Sheet for writing papers Basic format: A4, double spacing, 1 inch margins, 11 font Times New Roman On every other page (minimum 4, including Works Cited page), your family name and ID number should appear top right. Actual page number can appear elsewhere. Organization 1. Introductory paragraph(s). Introduce subject/summarize. General to particular statements. Anything else designed to lead into thesis or main idea. Thesis statement. 2. Body paragraphs. Topic sentences for each. Supporting sentences and explanations, examples or illustrations. 3. Concluding paragraph(s). Summary or paraphrase of preceding argument. Additional comments. Quotations Place within quotation marks with the source of quotation/page number at the end between brackets. E.g. “’Middle earth’ is an Anglo-Saxon term” (Tolkien 53) Paraphrased or summarized quotation Provide only the page number between brackets. E.g. Tolkien points out that middle earth is an Anglo-Saxon term (53). Works Cited page 1. Alphabetical list (minimum 3). 2. Author’s family name, first name(s). Title. Place pf publication: publisher, year of publication. e.g. Shakespeare, William. Othello. Ed. Norman Sanders. The New Cambridge Shakespeare. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984. Othello http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Othello June 14 201 1000 words NO PLAGIARISM

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