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Academic Integrity - Referencing, Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism: Poem

This guide explains what referencing and citation is and how to use APA and MLA. It includes a short interactive tutorial on each style.

Poem from an Anthology

Reference: Poem Author’s Last name, First name. "Title of Poem.” Title of Collection, edited by Editor(s) First name, Last name, Edition, Publisher, Year of Publication. Page range. 

Example: Jonson, Ben. "To the Memory of My Beloved, the Author Mr. William Shakespeare." The Norton Anthology of Poetry. Edited by Alexander Allison et al., 3rd Edition, New York Norton, 1983. 239-40.

In-Text-Citation:

  • (Author Last name Page no)
  • (Page no)

Example:

  • In this poem (Jonson 239)….
  • Jonson declares his admiration for Shakespeare (239)….

Note: In the full reference/Works Cited section, list the author's name as it appears in the work, i.e. last name and full first name or last name and initials.

 

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