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English Composition 1

Preparing the Works Cited Page for Essay 3

This page should help you prepare the Works Cited page for Essay 3. For more information, see Documenting Sources from Online Databases and Citing and Documenting Online Sources.

The Stories

The stories "The Revolt of Mother" and "The Yellow Wallpaper" should be listed on the Works Cited page as indicated below:

Works Cited

Freeman, Mary E. Wilkins. “The Revolt of 'Mother.'” English Composition 1. Illinois Valley Community College, n.d. Web. 12 Mar. 2016.

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins. “The Yellow Wallpaper.” English Composition 1. Illinois Valley Community College, n.d. Web. 12 Mar. 2016.

Sources from Online Databases

Sources from First Search, ProQuest Direct, EBSCOHost, JSTOR, or other online databases should be listed on the Works Cited page following the format below. See Documenting Sources from Online Databases for more information.

Basic format:

Author's last name, Author's first and middle name. "Title of the Essay." Title of the Journal Volume number.Issue number (year): page numbers. Name of Database. Web. Date you access the information, in the format 12 Mar. 2016.

Example:

Works Cited

Cutter, Martha J. “Frontiers of Language: Engendering Discourse in 'The Revolt of "Mother."'" American Literature 63.2 (1991): 279-91. JSTOR. Web. 14 Mar. 2016.

Important: The databases Academic Search Premiere (part of EBSCOHost) shows how the sources should appear on a Works Cited page. After you access the source in the database, just click the "Cite" link and look for MLA format. You then could just copy and paste the information into your Works Cited page. However, it is common for the Works Cited entries given by the databases to include a few mistakes, so make sure to check that all of the information is presented correctly in the format given above.

Important: Sources in the database JSTOR include a "View Citation" link, but the publication information is not put into the correct format for a Works Cited page, so you will need to put the information into the format above.

Other Sources

For online sources except those in subscription databases, you should follow the basic format presented on the Citing and Documenting Online Sources page. However, there are variations of how to list sources depending on the type of source and the information that is provided for the source.

Basic Format for a General Web Page:

Author's last name, Author's first and middle name. "Title of the Essay." Title of the Web site. Publisher or sponsor of the Web site, date of publication. Web. Date you access the information, in the format 12 Mar. 2016.

Example:

Works Cited

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins. “Why I Wrote The Yellow Wallpaper.” The Forerunner Oct. 1913. American Literature Since 1865. University of Virginia, n.d. Web 12 Mar. 2016.

Mahin, Michael James. “The Awakening and The Yellow Wallpaper: An Intertextual Comparison of the ‘Conventional’ Connotations of Marriage and Propriety.” Domestic Goddesses. Ed. Kim Wells. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Mar. 2016.

 
Basic Format for a Source in an Online Journal:

Author's last name, Author's first and middle name. "Title of the Essay." Title of the Journal Volume number.Issue number (year or date): page numbers. Web. Date you access the information, in the format 12 Mar. 2016.

Example:

Works Cited

Church, Joseph. "Reconstructing Woman's Place in Freeman's 'The Revolt of "Mother."'" Colby Quarterly 26.3 (1991): 195-200. Web. 14 Mar. 2016.

Miscellaneous Information

 

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