This process teaches writers a flexible method that is universally applicable.Once you are familiar with the method, you can use it to document any type of source, for any type of paper, in any field.Here is an overview of the process: When deciding how to cite your source, start by consulting the list of core elements.Jennifer has been fighting her parents, Anne and Charles, for custody of her 6-year-old daughter and claims they are "out to get her". They say Jennifer is irresponsible and incapable of being a good mother, and she needs help getting her life back on track. MLA has turned to a style of documentation that is based on a general method that may be applied to every possible source, to many different types of writing.
ed.), offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page.
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