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Guidelines for writing Poems, Stories and Tales

Citing a Poem in APA

You should cite the poem with the name of the poet and the publication date of the source you are using. If you wish to include a line reference you can add (line xx) or (lines xx -yy) at an appropriate point in your text. Example: As DonneDonneDonne was the third of six children. His father, also named John Donne, married to one Elizabeth Heywood, was of Welsh descent and a warden of the Ironmongers Company in the City of London. However, he avoided unwelcome government attention out of fear of persecution.

How do you cite a poem from the Internet in APA?

If the poem citation was taken from a website, it should be made in the following format: Poet’s Last Name, First Name. “Title of Poem.” Title of Book: Subtitle (if any), Edition (if given and is not first), Publisher Name (often shortened), Year of Publication, Website Name, URL.

How do I cite a poem?

A POEM: Poet’s Name. “Title of Work.” Title of Anthology, edited by before editor’s name. Editor’s name, Edition. (if available), Publisher, Year, pp.

Are poems italicized or quoted in APA?

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  • Titles of books, plays, or works published singularly (not anthologized) should be italicised unless it is a handwritten document, in which case underlining is acceptable. (
  • Titles of poems, short stories, or works published in an anthology will have quotation marks around them. (

What is a poetry in-text citation?

In-Text Citation Example. (Author of Poem’s Last Name, line(s) Line Number(s)) Example: (Keats, lines 10-12) Note: If your quotation contains more than one line from the poem use forward slashes (/) between each line of the poem. For line breaks that occur between stanzas, use a double forward slash (//).

How do you quote a poem in an essay?

Type short quotations of three lines or less in the text of your essay. Insert a slash with a space on each side to separate the lines of the poem. Type the lines verbatim as they appear in the poem–do not paraphrase. Capitalize the first letter of each new line of poetry.

How do you in text cite a poem with no author?

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How do you cite an online website in APA in text?

Cite web pages in text as you would any other source, using the author and date if known. Keep in mind that the author may be an organization rather than a person. For sources with no author, use the title in place of an author. For sources with no date use n.d. (for no date) in place of the year: (Smith, n.d.).

How do you cite Internet sources in APA 7th edition?

Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of online content: Subtitle. Website Name.

How do you cite sources from the Internet?

Include information in the following order:

  1. author (the person or organisation responsible for the site.
  2. year (date created or revised)
  3. site name (in italics)
  4. name of sponsor of site (if available)
  5. accessed day month year (the date you viewed the site)
  6. URL or Internet address (between pointed brackets).