This version of How to Quote and Cite a Poem in an Essay Using MLA Format was reviewed by Jamie Korsmo on March 28, 2017.
Emerson’s overwhelming faith in the individual is completely opposite to his views on nations: “Every actual state is corrupt.” Political parties are “made out of necessity” of the time period and not out of any underlying theory. Emerson is very critical of both major parties in his essay.  “From neither party, when in power, has the world any benefit to expect in science, art or humanity, at all commensurate with the resources of the nation.” Neither party is satisfactory for Emerson, and his essay he hints at the natural inequality this system adheres to, and its effects. Party politics are not the only organization Emerson has his eye on in his essay, however. Emerson also distrusts the pulpit and the press because they are conventional roles that require organizational persuasion. 
A speaker may alternatively say "quote" before and "unquote" after quoted words, or say " quote unquote " before or after the quoted words,  or simply pause before and emphasize the parts in quotes. This spoken method is also used for literal and conventional quotes.
MLA (Modern Language Association) format is a popular citation style for papers and essays. You may be unsure how to quote and cite play using MLA format in your essay for a class. Start by following the correct formatting for a quote from one speaker or from multiple speakers in the play. Then, use the correct citation style for a prose play or a verse play.
How to Quote and Cite a Play in an Essay Using MLA Format. MLA (Modern Language Association) format is a popular citation style for papers and essays. You ...