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MLA Style Guide

English@SCSU Blue Book: Writing Guide for English Majors and Minors – This book is a common reference tool for all English majors and minors; it focuses on the basics of academic writing in literary studies, including: 1) MLA guidelines (per 2016 update), 2) quotation integration and punctuation, 3) appropriate use of voice in a literary essay, and 4) sentence mechanics, etc.



MLA Style Guide

English@SCSU MLA Style Guide – A quick reference sheet for the MLA format for Works Cited, parenthetical citations, and integrating quotations.





MLA Formatted PaperSample MLA Formatted Paper – A sample paper for how to correctly format an essay – spacing, margins, header, block quotations, etc. - following MLA guidelines.