Quotations. And Parenthetical Citations. Quotations:. Use quotations when: -- the language is especially vivid; -- The words of an important authority help your argument; --When exact wording is needed. Parenthetical Citations:.
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Quotations And Parenthetical Citations
Quotations: • Use quotations when: -- the language is especially vivid; -- The words of an important authority help your argument; --When exact wording is needed.
Parenthetical Citations: • Parenthetical citations document information from sources in your research paper. • Always document a direct quotation.
Parenthetical Citations: • Place it as close as possible to the quotation. • Put author’s last name and page number: (Jones 22). • No author? Use shortened article title: (“Fred Shuttlesworth” 364). • Website? Use the author or shortened title of the website (Jesse Owens).
Examples: Author: “Anne Sullivan was a great mentor to Helen Keller” (Jones 42). Encyclopedia with no author: “Shuttlesworth demonstrated incredible courage in the face of peril” (“Fred Shuttlesworth” 367). Website: “Jesse Owens is one of the greatest athletes of the Twentieth Century” (Jesse Owens).
Works Cited “Fred Shuttlesworth.” Reference Book of Black America. New York: Gale, 2001. Jesse Owens. Smithsonian Museum of American History. 2002. 10 November 2009 http://www.smah.gov Jones, Allen. “Helen Keller.” World Book. Chicago: World Book Inc, 2007.