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Quoting in an essay from a book with more than one author?

For my essay, there is a quote from J.R.R. Tolkien that I’d like to use from The letters of J.R.R. Tolkien. I am confused though, because the book of letters is credited to three people, J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien, and Edited by Humphrey Carpenter. In the essay itself, whose name would I put in parantheses?

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Please help with quoting in an essay?

I’m writing an essay on a book for my English class, and one of the quotes I’m using has the n-word in it.I’m really not comfortable with writing out the word, even if I am just quoting the book, but I don’t know the correct way to edit it. Can anyone help?

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Quoting a poem in my essay?

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I am writing an essay on my passion of writing, and I want to incorporate one of my own poems into the essay. Would I quote this the same way I would, if I were to put someone else’s poem into my essay?

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