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1 MLA Format

2 The Basics 12 point font, Times New Roman, Double spaced Last name and page number in top right corner Title is centered All margins should be set at 1 inch Indent the first line of the paragraph ½”from the Left margin

3 The Header Align with the left side of the document Format: Your Name Your Teachers’ Name(s) Your Class Day Month Year (date)

4 The Header An example Joe Cool Ms. Marcu and Mrs. Thrams Language Arts 10, period 1 27 August 2013

5 The In-Text Citations (IICE) Introduce the quote Insert the quote Cite the quote Explain the quote

6 The In-Text Citations (IICE) For example: James Dashner, a well known author of children’s fantasy and dystopian literature, reveals the element of dehumanization in the The Maze Runner when Ben is banished into the maze by his fellow gladers. Just before he is forced out into the maze, the gladers parade him before the group and pronounce his sentence. At this point, the narrator reveals that Newt’s pole had “a strange attachment. A loop of rough leather, fastened to the metal with a massive staple…it was a collar” (91). In a dehumanized society, people lose the qualities that make them free such as respect for life. Dashner points out the lack of respect for life when Ben is treated like a captured animal being led to be slaughtered like the slaves in the games of the Roman Coliseums.

7 The Works Cited Page This is a list of the sources that were used in the paper Like the rest of the paper it is double spaced The words Works Cited are centered at the top of the page The sources are alphabetized After the first line of a source, there is a hanging indent If there is only one source, the page is titled Work Cited

8 The Works Cited Page Example Citation: Dashner, James. The Maze Runner. New York: Delacorte Press, Print.

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