MLA format is the citation format used by the Modern Language Association, and is typically expected in English classes at universities. To cite a book with a single author in MLA format, you'll need several details from the book's title page.
The following essays, which won the 2019 MLA Student Paper Contest, provide models for organizing an argument and working with sources. They also demonstrate MLA documentation style and paper formatting. For more details, consult the MLA’s guidelines on formatting papers. Please note that the papers were lightly edited and that missing bibliographic information, such as page numbers, was.