The UVic Writer's Guide
The Two Parts of a Parenthetical Citation
There are two parts to the parenthetical citation:
- First the work is identified, usually by the author's name.
- Then the location of the quotation within the work is indicated,
by page (chapter or line) number.
This is the basic format of the citation:
In MLA style, there is no punctuation between the two parts of the citation,
simply a space.
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