Romantic poetry is characterized by the "spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings" (Wordsworth 263).
Author and Page. Note that no comma is used in MLA between the author and the page number.
Wordsworth stated that Romantic poetry was marked by a "spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings" (263).
Page only because author was already mentioned in the sentence.
Wordsworth extensively explored the role of emotion in the creative process (263).
Page only because author was already mentioned in the sentence. Note that an in-text citation has to be used even though this is a paraphrase and not an exact quote.
Your Works Cited entry for all these in-text citations would look like this:
Works CitedSingh, Devendra, and Dorian Singh. "Shape and Significance of Feminine Beauty: An Evolutionary
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London, Herbert. “Five Myths of the Television Age.” Television Quarterly, vol. 10, no. 1, Mar. 1982, pp. 81-89.
Herbert London was the Dean of Journalism at New York University. In this article, he explains how television contradicts five commonly-believed assumptions about this medium. He uses specific examples of events seen on television, such as the assassination of John Kennedy, to illustrate his points. London refer to any previous works on his topic. The article clearly illustrates his points, but does not explore the implications of his points, which leaves the reader with many unanswered questions.
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