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I'm currently writing an essay in MLA format about a short story, and would like to include the title of the short story in my title. We all know that titles of short stories are underlined when hand-written and italicized when typed, but...

Should I apply proper formatting to another work's title when it appears in my title?

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MLA style guide recommends the following when it comes to referencing other works in your title:

Use quotation marks and/or italics when referring to other works in your title, just as you would in your text: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas as Morality Play; Human Weariness in "After Apple Picking"

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