Outlined below are a few of the most commonly followed guidelines for including direct quotes into your own work.As a way of practice, MLA guidelines dictate that all pages should be double spaced.
You will still need to maintain a double spaced paragraph.
The first paragraph will be cited as usual, the first line of the second paragraph will be indented by an additional ¼ inch to indicate the start of a new paragraph.
The process for writing dialog follows the same basic guidelines.
A short quote is defined as having four or fewer typed lines, citing this type of quote is easy.
Simply enclose the entire quote with double quotation marks and include the name of the original author and page reference information somewhere in the text.