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MLA Style Guide

MLA In-Text Citations

MLA In Text

MLA In-Text Citations Made Easy

One Author  Two Authors Three Or More Authors Corporations  MLA in -text citations made easy author type or King stated that he wanted a novel with a female lead character (15) King and Hill got the idea for In The Tall Grass by going to Florida (24). Carrie was King’s first major novel  (King 15) Rice et al. showcase carefully crafted horror stories (15). The anthology features stories by Anne Rice, Stephen King, and Dean Koontz (Rice et al. 10) In The Tall Grass was a novel written by the father and son duo (King and Hill 24). The average surface temperature of the Atlantic Ocean is 68 degrees (National Georgraphic 53) MLA format follows the author-page method of in-text citation. This means that the author's last name and the page number(s) from which the quotation or paraphrase is taken must appear in the text, and a complete reference should appear on your Works Cited page. The author's name may appear either in the sentence itself or in parentheses following the quotation or paraphrase, but the page number(s) should always appear in the parentheses, not in the text of your sentence (Owl at Purdue). According to National Geographic, the record for hottest temperature in a body of water is Kuwait bay with 99 degrees (56). CPTC Library Services: Check It Out! or or or