The following alterations are acceptable:
"Books are not life," Lawrence emphasized.
If you cite from multiple volumes, provide the total number of volumes just before the publication information. Make sure your in-text citation specifies the correct volume (see under "In-text Citations").
Why does Lawrence need to point out that "Books are not life"?
If the article is signed, start with the author's name; otherwise, start with the entry title. When you are citing familiar reference books, you only need to provide the edition and year of publication.
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Boyd, C. G. "Making Peace with the Guilty: The Truth About Bosnia." 74.5 (1995): 22-38. Rpt. in Comp. I. Spears. Guelph: University of Guelph Bookstore, 2004. 255-64.
Use the title of the work in place of the author.
Author. "Title of part." Original Publication information. Rpt. in . Comp. Instructor's Name. Publication Information of Reader. Pages in Reader.
Add a short form of the title to distinguish between works.
To use footnotes or endnotes, insert a superscripted number at the place in the text where MLA would normally insert a parenthetical reference. Repeat that superscripted number as the first element in the note reference. Notes have an indented fi rst line, don't invert the author's name, and use commas in most of the places that a works cited reference would use a period. Use the following general formats as guidelines for creating note references.
... (Frye, 71). ... (Berton, 18). ... (Shelley, "Ozymandias" 6).
Course readers: Treat articles in a course reader as reprints in a collection compiled by the instructor (unless another compiler is indicated).