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In-text citations


According to Zipes fairy tales have long been associated with oral storytelling and ... (16).

Direct quote

Place direct quotes between double quotation marks " " and provide the page number(s) from the book.

"Fairy tales are rooted in oral traditions ..." (Zipes 16).

Works Cited


Author. Title of Book. Publisher, Year. Title of the database or website, URL.


Zipes, Jack. The Irresistible Fairy Tale: The Cultural and Social History of a Genre. Princeton UP, 2012. ProQuest Ebook Central,

Kindle book

Author. Title of book. Version. Publisher, Year.

​Levy, Emanuel. Cinema of Outsiders: The Rise of American Independent Film. Kindle ed., New York UP, 1999.

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