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Western American Literature
The proper way to cite a print article in MLA is:

Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Journal Volume.Issue (Year): pages.

Incorrect. You selected:
Dillon, Brian (2005). Closure in Mark Spragg's Where Rivers Change Direction. Western American Literature 40:148-172. MLA International Bibliography. 20 July 2006.

The year is in the wrong order, and quotation marks and the issue number are missing. You would not include the database name, since the full text is not available here. A reader could probably find the article from this information, but your teacher would likely note your sloppy work.
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