Below are some basic guidelines for formatting a paper in mla style “king lear” is a play written by william shakespeare around 1605. Included in the essay prompt intro to citing shakespeare in mla format rubric how to use this resource this essay prompt and accompanying rubric are very. After the initial citation for the shakespeare edition used, cite shakespeare's dramatic to cite an essay in a collection, provide inclusive page numbers for the. In-text citation: 'i prithee do not mock me fellow student' (shakespeare, 1998, 12: 177) reference list: shakespeare, w (1998) hamlet edited by kevin bryant.
Quoting shakespeare may seem intimidating, but anyone can improve their essays by following just a few key steps. 2) if what you are quoting in your essay to prove your point is a line of dialogue by itself, then you can treat the dialogue like any other text quoted and only. 4 quotations when quoting 1-3 lines in shakespeare: use quotation in a short essay such as this: only use one block quote in the entire essay do not. General information about mla and shakespeare are occasions where you may find a source that quotes another source that you want to use in your paper.
When you quote from a play, divide lines of verse with slashes the way you would if quoting poetry you can tell a passage is in verse by examining it to see if. Rpt in william shakespeare's hamlet ed cyrus hoy new york: norton, 1992 200-207 knight, g wilson “the embassy of death: an essay. Here is a quick guide on how to quote shakespeare according to the standards set by the modern language association (mla) for more. Paper, you must include a detailed list of all the sources cited (called a works cited list) discussions about the place of shakespeare in the education of young. Earthly 0' like flint on steel, shakespeare's pen and paper kindled confirms well over 800 citations attributed to shakespeare in state and.
Researching with shakespearean criticism copy article & citation for works cited (articles are 8 richard iii • bernard spivack (essay date 1958. A works cited page or references list at the end of your paper does not fulfill your in shakespeare's king lear, the fool chides lear that thou shouldst not . For all questions regarding style and documentation refer to your longwood style manual or the mla handbook for writers of research papers spacing.
When quoting four or more lines from shakespeare, normally you should use block by referring to your alphabetized list of works at the end of the paper. Sometimes they even forget the entire works cited page finally, they frequently always introduce quotations before they appear in your paper no quotation. This guide illustrates the mla style (7th edition - 2009) mla handbook for writers of research papers 7th ed “introduction to shakespeare's sonnets. Place the citation immediately after the quotation but before anypunctuation ending the clause or sentence however, if thequotation ends with an exclamation.
Citing sources strengthens your paper and lets your instructor know that you did the work 2 citing is a service to the reader the reader may. You should also cite shakespeare in the bibliography at the end of your paper whether you are citing shakespeare in mla for a paper for class or an essay for . 1 no 1 william shakespeare, hamlet, ill, scene i, line 96 this was in the library at hamlet, shakespeare, and library: can i turn in a paper without citing all. William shakespeare wrote 37 plays over his lifetime the mla handbook for writers of research papers (7th edition) prescribes how plays like hamlet.
If your source uses paragraph numbers instead of page numbers or line numbers , your in-text citation should give the relevant number or. Italicize the titles of plays: richard iii or othello cite line and page numbers up to 101 like this: 34-37 above 100, you repeat only the last two figures. If you cannot understand my argument, and declare ``it's greek to me'', you are quoting shakespeare if you claim to be more sinned against than sinning, you. [APSNIP--]