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Parenthetical Citation MLA STYLE and some other things
Page citation One critic has noted that love should not be utilized in war, but rather hatred, violence and recklessness (Smith 9). John Smith, a noted critic, has stated that love should not be utilized in war (9).
Paragraph citation A famous critic noted in his celebrated article, A show of force, that love as an emotion should be shown to the enemy in any combat zone (Beasley par 5). Pete Beasley, a noted military professor at Harvard, has declared that love as an emotion should be shown to the enemy in any combat zone (par 5).
Without an author The Department of Energy declared that the general population should not utilize portable generators in their homes (Conserving energy 2). OR (Conserving energy par 4).
BLOCK FORMAT This is the format that should be used when citing a long quotation. One critic noted this years ago: You should indent 1 to the left and be sure to indent the complete quote. Then follow it with the parenthetical citation. You need to indent a whole block. (Smith 12)