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This material may not be published, reproduced, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our terms and conditions of fair use. This handout provides examples and description about writing papers in literature.
It discusses research topics, how to begin to research, how to use information, and formatting. All research papers on literature use MLA format, as it is the universal citation method for the field of literary studies. Whenever you use a primary or secondary source, whether you are quoting or paraphrasing, you will make parenthetical citations in the MLA format [Ex.
Smith If you're using Microsoft Word, you can easily include your name and page number on each page by following the these steps:. That's all you need to do. Word will automatically insert your name and the page number on every page of your document.
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