If you’re submitting your assignment electronically, see section 19, titled “Submission.”The first item typed on the MLA format paper should be your full name.
Position your name one inch from the top and left margins of the page.
As always, if your instructor provides you with specific directions, follow his or her guidelines.
Quotes should not take up the majority of your paper or assignment. Use direct quotes from outside sources to enhance and expand on your own writing and ideas.
Citations are created using MLA's list of core elements: Include maximum two authors in the entry (first author's last name, first name and second author's name in direct order; for more than two authors, list the first author's last name, first name, followed by a comma and In quotation mark if the source is part of a larger work, but italicized it if the source is self-contained; for example, an article title is placed in quotation mark, but a book title is italicized.
This element is required for all sources in the Works Cited List; if there is no official title, If there are more than one publication date, cite the date that is most relevant (for example, when citing an online article, cite only the online publication date if it is different from the print one).
Align the title so it sits in the center of the MLA format paper.
The title should be written in standard lettering, without underlines, bold font, italicized font, or any quotation marks.
Below it, include another double space and add the assignment’s due date.
The assignment’s title should be placed below the due date, after a double space.