ENG 108 Lecture Notes - Oedipus Complex, Sigmund Freud, Sylvan Barnet
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ENG 108 Essay Tutorial November 13th,2012
All double space, page numbers should be top right with last name and number
Name in top left hand corner
Under Profs name: Sapra (just last name)
Course Code with no spaces
The date as #/month/year
Title Centered no italics nor underling
Then go straight into In Shakespeare’s Hamlet and indent each first line
When citing poetry remember to indent twice and when citing a play you state the
act number, then the line numbers unless stated in your sentence. The test stated in
the works cited list must be Shakespeare, Freud, Jones, Original Oedipus Complex
and then you can add if wanted Bradely, ….etc… other essays in Signet
How to quote within sentences… ‘Near the conclusion of Hamlet the queen
cries “No, no, the drink, the drink. O my dear / Hamlet” (5.2 309-310).
(The / shows the word Hamlet is on the line below) You cite from the top of the
page that has the scene number and then the line number. Either mention
Shakespeare within the sentence or rephrase the citing to (Shakespeare 5.2 309-
The first time you mention an author you mention their FULL name before
any other reference to them or their works. Sigmund Freud, in “The Oedipus
Complex” claims the he has “translated into conscious terms what was bound to
remain unconscious in Hamlet’s mind” (818) After a quote makes sure to explain
what is being stated.
If citing the Oxford English Dictionary….. ‘The word “cue” could refer to a
“wig”. (OED) ITS IS NOT MANDATORY TO CITE THE OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY
IN THE WORKS CITED.
Works cited must also have Last name and page number on it
Title Centered not italics or underlined stating Works Cited
Bradely, A.C. “Shakespearian Tragedy.” Hamlet. Ed. Sylvan Barnet. Toronto: Penguin,
Freud, Sigmund. “The Oedipus Complex.” The Norton Anthology of Theory and
Criticism. 2nd ed. Ed. Vincent B. Leitch. New York: Norton, 2010. 814-818.
Jones, Ernest. “A Psycho-analytic Study of Hamlet.” Hamlet. Ed. Robert S. Miola.
New York: Norton, 2012. 264-271. Print.
Shakespeare, William. Hamlet. Ed. Sylvan Barnet. Toronto: Penguin, 1998. Print.