How To Write A Narrative Essay With Correct MLA Citations

Out of all of the many different types of essay that you could possibly be tasked with writing, the narrative format is the one that is most likely to send students into a spin. They will either love the conversational tone or they will absolutely despise it and hate every single minute that they have to spend working the project. Regardless of which side of the fence you happen to find yourself on in this particular scenario, you are still going to have to be sure that you use the correct MLA citations. So, here are my top tips on how to do this and conform:

Write your outline

This is your guilt free time. The time when you can simply sit down and get the gist of your thoughts down onto paper without having to worry about whether you have dotted your I’s or crossed your T’s. This should give you the confidence that you need to go on and get the job done. By getting the outline in place, you should give yourself breathing space to get everything else done.

Get the structure right

Citations generally come near the end of an essay, so before you even start worrying about those make sure that you have the rest of the structure sorted and in the bag. This really is a step-by-step, stage-by-stage process and the sooner you get this into your mind, the easier this whole task is going to be.

Citing websites

It is important to remember that each format is different. So MLA will differ from Harvard or APA. So, focusing only on MLA right now, you will need to cite websites in a different way to individuals. Websites should be cited as followed:

Citing Individuals

As I have already alluded to you will need to cite individuals that you have referenced in a slightly different way as follows:

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