Are song titles in essays put in quotations or italicized?
According to http://virtualworldsedu.info/wweb/mladocu.html, you put them in quotations.
Titles of stand-alone works (books, plays and movies) are italicized (or underlined). Also, titles of magazines and other periodicals (and newspapers) should be treated in the same way as titles of books - that is italicized or underlined. Titles of works that normally appear in collections or in periodicals go in quotation marks (poems, short stories, academic articles, newspaper articles). Underlining is sometimes used as an alternative to italics. Use either the one or the…
Yes. A qualified yes. If the writing is standard print, then yes, the book title is underlined. However, the title may be italicized and not underlined. The basic rule is that names and titles that can contain smaller elements are underlined or italicized. Smaller elements such as song titles, poem titles, etc. at contained in quotation marks.