example essay in mla format
Jennifer Nguyen, Chaminade University of Honolulu
Alyiah Gonzales, California Polytechnic State University
Most word processing programs automatically default to using one inch margins. Check the page settings section of the program to locate the margin size.
1. With the person’s name in the sentence.
Please note that the Internet address is not underlined in the above example. However, if your MS Word AutoCorrect option is in the default setting, when you type an Internet address or paste an Internet address into your document and then press the spacebar, the address will become a hypertext link. This is useful if you are writing a document and want to send the file to someone as an email attachment. Then the person can open the document and read it on the computer screen and click the link to connect to the Internet address. When you insert an Internet address into a document in the MLA format, it should not be underlined and highlighted as hypertext is. You can click your right mouse button and then click “remove hyperlink,” but the hypertext will appear again for the next listing.
- To set the margins, select File and Page Setup from the Menu Bar:
The MLA header should look like this:
Place the title “Works Cited” in the center at the top of the page. After the title, press ENTER once and insert your MLA references.