Arrange the essay entry in alphabetical order with the others by the essay author's last name on your works cited page if you cited it in your work or on your bibliography page if it was part of your research, but was not cited.
Annotated Bibliography General Rules for Titles in Works Cited List in progress In general, the title of a work is taken from the title page of the publication. Italicize any other book titles used in your title, and use quotation marks around any other published articles or essays used in your title.
Capitalize all principal words nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc. Learning to write an essay title in MLA format is a necessary skill for any scholarly writer. When following MLA format, use a title cover page only if it is specifically requested.
Example: Park, Madison. For example, eliminate "Hamlet: A Research Paper.