How to Cite a Quote from a Book MLA

When you’re writing a research paper, you want to make sure you’re using credible sources. When you’re quoting from a book, you’ll want to use the MLA format.

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How to cite a quote from a book MLA

To cite a quote from a book in MLA format, start by finding the author’s last name and the page number where the quote appears. Then, write the author’s last name and the page number in parentheses after the quote. Finally, include a parenthetical citation at the end of the sentence that leads to the quote.

How to format a quote from a book MLA

To cite a quote from a book in MLA format, start by finding the page number where the quote appears. Then, include the author’s last name, the title of the book, and the publication date. For example:

(Smith 123).

If you’re quoting more than 3 lines of text, indent the quote by 1/2 an inch from the left margin.

How to cite a quote from a book in MLA 8

To cite a direct quote from a book in MLA 8, you’ll need the following pieces of information:
-The author’s last name
-The page number where thequote appears

For example, if you were quoting from page 23 of J.D. Salinger’s “The Catcher in the Rye,” you would include “23” after Salinger’s last name. Here’s how the full citation might look:

“I’m sort of glad they’ve got the atomic bomb invented. If there’s ever another war, I’m going to sit right the hell on top of it. I’ll volunteer for it, I swear to God I will” (Salinger 23).

How to cite a quote from a book in MLA 7

If you’re citing a quote from a book in MLA 7, you’ll need to include the author’s last name, the page number, and the publication year. For example:

According to John Smith, “Citing quotes is easy” (123).

You can also include the name of the work if you’re quoting from a particular section. For example:

According to John Smith in “How to Cite Quotes,” “Citing quotes is easy” (123).

How to cite a quote from a book in MLA 6

To cite a quotation from a book in MLA 6, you will need the following pieces of information:
-The author’s last name
-The author’s first name
-The title of the book
-The page number where the quote appears

To cite a quote from a book in MLA 6, you will need to follow this format:
Author’s last name, first name. “Title of the book.” Title of the container, Other contributors, version, number, Publisher, Publication date, location.

How to cite a quote from a book in MLA 5

To cite a quote from a book in MLA 5, you will need the following pieces of information:
-The name of the author
-The name of the book
-The page number where the quote is located
-The publication year of the book
To correctly format your citation, start with the author’s last name followed by their first name. Then, include the title of the book in italics. After that, write “p.” and insert the page number where the quote is located. Finally, include the publication year of the book within parentheses.

How to cite a quote from a book in MLA 4

If you’re quoting from a book published after 1920, you’ll need to cite the quote according to MLA guidelines. Here’s how:

1. Begin your citation with the author’s last name and a page number where the quote can be found. For example: (Smith 123).

2. If you’re quoting more than three lines of text, indent the entire quotation 1/2 inch from the left margin of your paper.

3. Double-space your quotation, end it with a period, and make sure that it’s followed by a parentheses. The parentheses should contain the author’s last name and the page number(s) where the quote can be found.

4. Include the publisher’s name and the date of publication after the parentheses. For example: (Random House, 1998).

How to cite a quote from a book in MLA 3

When you are writing an essay, you will often want to incorporate information from other sources. If you are quoting from a book, you will need to include the author’s name, the title of the book, the page number (or chapter number) that the quote appears on, and the publisher’s name and location. Here is how you would format a citation for a quote from chapter 3 of J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye:

“I’m quite illiterate, but I read a lot. Anyway, I like it” (Salinger 73).

The Catcher in the Rye. J.D. Salinger. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1951.

How to cite a quote from a book in MLA 2

When you are writing a paper, you will often want to use quotes from a book. To do this, you will need to follow the guidelines set by the Modern Language Association, or MLA. Here are the basic steps that you will need to take in order to cite a quote from a book in MLA 2:

1. Find the author’s last name and the page number that the quote appears on in the book.
2. Type the author’s last name and the page number in parentheses after the quote.
3. End with a period.

Here is an example of how this would look:

“I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship” ( Dickens 12).

How to cite a quote from a book in MLA 1

In MLA headings, you should cite a quote from a book by giving the author’s last name and the page number where the quote appears. Here is an example:

-Last name, first name. “Title of Article.” Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Page number(s).

If you are citing a specific passage, you should also include the number of the paragraph where the quote appears. If you are quoting more than four lines of text, you should also indent the quote by one inch from the left margin.

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