Consistency Consistency in the styling of headings and subheadings is key to signaling to readers the structure of a research project.That is, each level 1 heading should appear in the same style and size, as should each level 2 heading, and so on.Because the sample papers serve as models, we aimed to make them free of errors in grammar and documentation.
Consistency Consistency in the styling of headings and subheadings is key to signaling to readers the structure of a research project.
After the first level, the other headings are subheadings—that is, they are subordinate.
Font styling and size are used to signal prominence.
The identification includes the following information: The Modern Language Association (MLA) does not require a cover page, but some instructors may require it.
In certain situations or assignments, a paper with a cover page can look more professional.
The sample papers were written by MLA staff members who are experienced college teachers.
You may find that the writing and documentation seem polished.
– There is no period after your title or after any heading in your paper Place tables and illustrations as close as possible to the parts of the text to which they relate.
A table is labeled Table, given an arabic numeral and titled.
An MLA research paper does not need a title page, but your instructor may require one. The page numbers will be one-half inch from the top and flush with the right margin.
If no instructions are given, follow the MLA guidelines below: Type the following one inch from the top of the first page, flush with the left margin (double spacing throughout). If your instructor prefers no page number on the first page, begin numbering from 2 on the second page.