What is an MLA Format for Essay Writing?

The Modern Language Association (MLA) specifies a model format for essays written in an educational time. Though you are to writing essays with the MLA format, here is some general formatting that you must follow:

Font size and Style

Make use of any style of font that is easy to read. Standard and italics type of this should be dissimilar sufficient to be recognized from one another.


In your essay must double spaced paragraphs.  Leave only one space after periods and other punctuation marks. Keep away from adding extra spaces among the heading and the title of your essays as well as between the heading and body paragraph itself.

Page Numbers

Page numbers located in the upper right-hand place, one half from the top, flush with the right margin.


One inch page margins on all sides (top, bottom, left and right) of the paper.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s