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What is MLA 8th edition format?
MLA 8th edition format refers to a set of rules and guidelines found in the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook. The rules determine how you format your paper, cite references, punctuation, and so on.
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Basic components of MLA 8th edition format
- Typed, double-spaced on letter-sized paper (8.5" x 11")
- 1" margins on all sides
- 12 pt. legible font (e.g. Times New Roman)
- Create a header in the top right-hand corner that includes page numbers
- Works Cited page as a separate page at the end of the paper
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