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MLA Citation Guide

Formatting your paper

MLA paper format

Page Setup

‚ÄčThere are certain elements that you need to be aware of when writing a paper using MLA style.

Fonts:  12-point (Times New Roman).

Margins: Margins should be 1 inch on all sides.

Page Numbers: Page numbers should be placed in the document header, flush right.

Spacing: The entire document should be double-spaced.

Titles in Title: When referring to other works within your title, remember to italicize them as you would in your text; for example: Religious Themes in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet