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How do you format a long quote in MLA?
Last Updated: 2nd February, 2020
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In respect to this, how do you format a block quote in MLA?
MLA. MLA requires that anyquotation over 4 lines (or 3 lines of verse) be started on anew line, indented 1/2 inch from the margin, double spaced withoutquotation marks, essentially a block quote. Here'show: Hit enter before the first word of the quote, and afterthe last word of the quote.
One may also ask, how long does a quote need to be to be a block quote? The block quote is used for directquotations that are longer than four lines of prose,or longer than three lines of poetry. A block quote isalways used when quoting dialogue between characters, as ina play. The block format is a freestandingquote that does not include quotationmarks.
Simply so, how do you quote in MLA format?
MLA format follows the author-page method ofin-text citation. This means that the author's last name and thepage number(s) from which the quotation or paraphrase istaken must appear in the text, and a complete reference shouldappear on your Works Cited page.
How do you format a long quote?
Long quotations For quotations that are more than four lines ofprose or three lines of verse, place quotations in afree-standing block of text and omit quotation marks. Startthe quotation on a new line, with the entire quoteindented ½ inch from the left margin while maintainingdouble-spacing.