-You must use MLA for all citations, quotations, and research.
-You are required to have 1-2 correct citations per page AND a correct works cited/works consulted page at
the end of the paper, on a fresh page, by itself, and properly formatted. Correct use of the MLA style guide
-All written work for the course must follow the standard MLA format: 12 point Times New Roman font,
double-spaced, with 1” margins on all sides, in black font for the color, “insert” page numbers with the
student’s last name in the top right corner (do not manually type them or it is wrong because it alters the
paper spacing and margins).
For the Works Cited (using MLA style guide): Narayan, R.K. The Ramayana: A Shortened Modern Prose
Version of the Indian Epic. New York, NY: Penguin Classics, 2006. Print.
For the in-text citations (using MLA style guide): The Ramayana is epic poetry, in its original form. In MLA:
Cite the epic in-text by writing the author’s last name in parentheses. After the author’s name, write the
number of the book or canto from which you drew the information, a period and the line number you are
citing. For example: Astyanax does not recognize Hector when he wears his helmet (Homer 6.556-562).
-There is a handout for this paper in the pdf file “Paper HO-The Ramayana_Online.” Choose one out of
nine questions and build your essay based on it.
-You should quotations from the book or other information provided in the book to be as specific as possible
and to prove your words.
-The book is “The Ramayana” by R. K. Narayan.
-PLEASE NO GRAMMAR MISTAKES AND NO PLAGIARISM.
– DOUBLE-CHECK YOUR WORK BEFORE SENDING.