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Can someone tell me how to put a source in a paper?

this is how I think my teacher told me to do it:

“Tom was a dead man the minute Mayella Ewell opened her mouth and screamed” (Lee 241).

how do you do it if the quote is a question

What you have is correct.

If it's a question, it should be like this at the end: ... ?" (Lee 241)

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Then there should be no period after (Lee 241)

When the quotation is not a question, the citation should be just as you entered it in the first post. Only if there's to be a question mark somewhere (inside or outside the quotation marks) would you vary it. See the first example given here:
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/557/02/

http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/research/mlaparen.html

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um..those don't really say what i'm looking for about the question

does it go: "Did you see that?" (author 73).

or: "Did you see that?" (author 73)

or: "Did you see that" (author 73)?


Either the first or second; definitely not the third, since the citation is not part of the question.

The first one bothers me because of using two end-punctuation marks in the same sentence.

The second seems to be the best of the three.

??

thank you

IT GOES "DID YOU SEE THAT?" BUT IT HAVES TO HAVE A SPEAKER LIKE "DID YOU SEE THAT?"ASKED APRIL. GET IT?

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