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MLA Citation Style 8th Edition: How to Paraphrase and Quote

How to Paraphrase and Quote

Following are new points that concern the writing in a research project suggested by

  • For works in a language not written in the Latin alphabet, writers must choose between giving titles and quotations in romanization or in the language’s writing system (MLA 74, 91).
  • Two forward slashes (//) mark stanza breaks in run-in quotations of verse (MLA 78).
  • If a block quotation of prose contains internal paragraphing, the first line of the quotation now begins without a paragraph indention even if one is present in the source (MLA 77).


For more information about quotations, please refer to MLA Style Center.