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MLA 9 Sample Papers for Download

MLA 9 Guidelines for Formatting Papers

  • Text must be in 12 point, Times New Roman font.
  • All pages are double spaced.
  • Last name and page number on every page on the right side of the header.
  • Your name, instructor's name, course, and date on the top left side of the document.
  • Paper's title is centered. The title is not bolded, underlined, or italicized.
  • The first line of each paragraph is indented.
  • In-text citations are parenthesis (Author, Page Number) close parenthesis.
  • Works Cited page has Works Cited centered at the top of the page.
  • Citations in MLA 9 format are listed in alphabetical order, each with a hanging indent.

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MLA Sample Works Cited Page

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