This usage remains true even when titles appear within quotations.
Let’s say you write a poem about a poem and you title it this way: Lines after Reading “The Love Song of J.
A block quotation is removed from the main body of your text.
Indent one inch from the main margin (the equivalent of two half-inch paragraph indentations) and begin your quote.
If the quotation is three lines or longer, set it off like a block quotation (see above).
Some writers prefer to set off two-line verse quotations for emphasis.
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Navigating the MLA Handbook can be pretty overwhelming; there are so many rules that regulate the way we can quote and cite poetry in MLA format in our own writing.
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