Grammar Quotes (240 quotes)
Different style sheets MLA, Chicago, etc. Normally I am tolerant of variations, but many students do not seem aware of some features shared by all for quoting poetry. Please follow the guidelines below and your other professors will appreciate it if you do this in other classes. Cite page numbers for prose and line numbers for poetry. If you are quoting a poem translated into prose, cite line numbers if possible; otherwise cite page numbers.
It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one. As long as there are sovereign nations possessing great power, war is inevitable. That was true before the atomic bomb was made. What has been changed is the destructiveness of war. Give the reader a break.
Used effectively, quotations can provide important pieces of evidence and lend fresh voices and perspectives to your narrative. Used ineffectively, however, quotations can clutter your text and interrupt the flow of your argument. This handout will help you decide when and how to quote like a pro. Use quotations at strategically selected moments. You have probably been told by teachers to provide as much evidence as possible in support of your thesis.
Deciding on the location of footnotes or references in the text (Readability)
Effectively Using Direct Quotations printable version here. As Coach Clark explained, "We lost the game because we were overconfident and failed to take the other team's defense seriously enough" The coach notes that "most of the guys on State's team have much less experience than our players, but they certainly have talent and a desire to win" Note how the writer sets up the quotations with "explained" and "notes that. Note that some professors recommend that you single-space within long quotations. Do not use quotation marks for long quotations.