MLA - Resource guide
Created by English Section at Ecole secondaire catholique L’Escale
University of Ottawa: https://sass.uottawa.ca/sites/sass.uottawa.ca/files/awhc-mla-style.pdf
Owl Purdue: https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/mla_style/mla_formatting_and_style_guide/mla_general_format.html
This style guide is created as a reference, based on MLA 8th edition. Always ask your teacher what format they want and what specific elements they are evaluating.
Also, this refers to essay writing while research papers usually maintain chicago style. Please refer to the following for that information: https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/chicago_manual_17th_edition/chicago_style_introduction.html
Student Name Last name page number
Mme Cynthia Gravelle
January 24th, 2018
Title of work (avoid using the work Essay)
In text sourcing:
When quoting a novel, simply use quotation marks, refer to author and page number in parentheses after quotation marks. Punctuation, if a period, is placed after parenthesis. “The Monster began speaking with me” (Shelley 32).
If a question or exclamation mark is used, keep inside quotation marks and add period after parentheses.
on separate page at the end of your essay. You must source all outside references. If you use more than what you simply quoted, this last page becomes a bibliography.
Recommendation: use easybib.com
For essay formatting, we refer students to the Student Services at Ottawa U.