MLA FORMATTING FOR RESEARCH PAPERS
Here are some things I saw while looking at your Argument, Part 1 submitted on Monday. I want to discuss them a bit.
1.Punctuation in quotations goes after the citation, not before.
2. Use of Direct Quotations
This simply means I want to make sure that when you are writing your paragraphs you should and need to be directly quoting from source material both your graphic novel and external sources.
3. Citing Quotations, Paraphrasing, and Summaries
Whether you are directly quoting, paraphrasing, and/or summarizing the works of others in your work, you need to cite that work. That means providing an in-text citation.
See Point 5 for further details below.
Failing to do this could lead to one being accused of Plagiarism.
4. Integration of Quotations
Taking another look at the “Citing Short Quotations 1” above under Point 1, you must when putting a quotation in your paper lead to and introduce it, as well as integrate it with your own words in a sentence. See this example again from McCloud: