Works Cited Page For the Comparative Essay

You will need a works cited page for your Comparative Essay.  It should be created as a separate document from your PowerPoint/Keynote, and requires certain formatting.

  • The entire document is double-spaced
  • All entries are listed alphabetical
  • Each entry has a hanging indent (see below)
  • Your Works Cited Page should be saved as a Word or Pages document

For a reminder of how to properly cite an artwork, publication, or website:

For help with any other kinds of citations:

How to create a hanging indent in Word:

  1. Place your cursor at the beginning of your second line, before any text
  2. Right click your mouse
  3. Select Paragraph from the resulting pop up menu
  4. Under Indentation, use the Special pull-down menu to select hanging
  5. Use the By menu to select 0.5″

How to create a hanging indent in Pages:

  1. Highlight the text that you want to indent
  2. Grab the upside down triangle along your ruler bar and drag it to the right .5 inches
  3. Now grab the rectangle and drag it to the left .5 inches

An example of a proper works cited page:

Works Cited

Arnason, H., & Mansfield, E. C. (2010). Bauhaus and the teaching of modernism. In H.

Arnason, & E. C. Mansfield, History of Modern Art: Painting, Sculpture,

Architecture, Photography (6th ed., pp. 297-317). Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.

Barrett, T. (2012). Criticizing art: Understanding the contemporary (3rd ed.). New York:


Brandt, R. (1987, December). On discipline-based art education: A conversation with

Elliot Eisner. Educational Leadership, pp. 6-9.