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“Quotation Marks”, Underlining , and Italics. By: Mia Kroeger , Andrew Skorcz , Thomas Wellington, and Shelby Thode. Quotations Marks. There are two types of quotations direct and indirect. Direct quotations represent someone’s exact speech or thought.

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quotation marks underlining and italics

“Quotation Marks”, Underlining, and Italics

By: Mia Kroeger, Andrew Skorcz, Thomas Wellington, and Shelby Thode

quotations marks
Quotations Marks
  • There are two types of quotations direct and indirect.
  • Direct quotations represent someone’s exact speech or thought.
  • An indirect quotation reports the general meaning of what someone said or thought.
examples for quotation marks
Examples for Quotation Marks

Direct Quotation: Andrew said, “Lets go fly a kite.”

“Who parked their car on my sandwich?” asked Thomas.

Indirect Quotation: Shelby said that she would probably be at the game.

The teacher promised us that she would bring in cupcakes tomorrow for lunch.

quotation marks
Quotation Marks
  • Commas help you set off introductory information, so that the reader understands who is talking. To identify a speaker, writers use words such as he asked or she said with a quotation. These expressions can introduce, conclude, or interrupt a quotation.
introductory expressions
Introductory Expressions
  • Commas are used to indicate where introductory expressions end.
  • When an introductory expression proceeds a direct quotation, place a comma after the introductory expression, and write the quotation as a full sentence.

Examples: Shelby asked, “What should I bring for lunch tomorrow?”

Thomas said “Let’s go to the park tomorrow afternoon.”

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Introductory Expressions Continued
  • If an introductory expression is too long, you can set it off with a colon instead of using a comma.

Examples: After the game, Andrew said: “Let’s go out to eat.”

After school, Mia asked: “Do we have a lot of homework tonight?”

direct quotations with concluding expressions
Direct Quotations with Concluding Expressions

Write the quotation as a full sentence ending with a comma, question mark, or exclamation mark inside the quotation mark. Only do this when a concluding expression follows a direct quotation.

Because concluding expressions are not complete sentences, you should not begin them with capital letters.

Examples: “What do you want to do this weekend?” asked Mia.

direct quotations with interrupting expressions
Direct Quotations with Interrupting Expressions
  • An interrupting expression is sometimes called a divided quotation.
  • They help writers clarify who is speaking and also can break up a long quotation.
  • End the first part of the direct quotation with a comma and a quotation mark, when the direct quotation of one sentence is interrupted. Then place a comma after the interrupting quotation, and use a new set of quotation marks to enclose the rest of the quotation.

Examples: “I am going to the beach after school,” said Thomas, “so I have to hurry home.”

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Direct Quotations with Interrupting Expressions Continued
  • When an interrupting expression separates two sentences in a direct quotation, end the first quoted sentence with a comma, question mark, exclamation mark, and a quotation mark.
  • Place a period after the interrupter, and write the second quoted sentence as a full quotation.

Examples: “We are going to the movies,” said Andrew. “We are going to have so much fun.”

using quotation marks with other punctuation marks
Using Quotation Marks with other Punctuation Marks
  • Place a question mark or exclamation mark outside the quotation mark only if the end mark is part of the entire sentence, not part of the quotation.

Examples: Did you just say, “My cat is throwing up blood”?

What did you mean when you said, “Death is only the beginning”?

using single quotation marks for quotations within quotations
Using Single Quotation Marks for Quotations within Quotations

Double quotation marks are used to enclose the main quotation.

The rules for using commas and end marks with single quotation marks (‘ ‘) are the same as they are with double quotation marks.

Single quotation marks are used to separate a quote that appears inside of another quotation.

Examples: “Do you know if it was Thomas who said, ‘I am the tyrant of Iceland!’ during the skit?” I asked.

punctuating explanatory material within quotes
Punctuating Explanatory Material Within Quotes
  • Sometimes it is necessary to add information to a quotation that explains the quote more fully.
  • In that case, brackets tell your reader which information came from the original speaker and which came from someone else.
  • Use brackets to enclose an explanation located within a quotation to show that the explanation isn’t part of the original quotation.
  • Examples: The King declared, “My two kingdoms [Gielenor and Rorriksted] shall live in harmony.”
using quotation marks in titles
Using Quotation Marks in Titles
  • Quotation marks are generally used to set off the titles in shorter works such as: chapters from a book, titles of short stories, short poems, an article, and titles mentioned as part of a collection.
  • Use quotation marks to enclose the titles of short written works and around the titles of a work that is mentioned as part of a collection.

Chapter from a book: “Parabati” from Clockwork Princess

Title of an article: “How to Build a Chicken Coop With Only Your Feet”

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Using Quotation Marks in Titles Continued
  • Use quotation marks around the titles of episodes in a television or radio series, songs, and parts of a long musical composition.
  • “We Are Never Getting Back Together”
  • “Help Wanted” from SpongebobSquarepants
using underlining and italics in titles
Using Underlining and Italics in Titles

To help make titles and other special words and names stand out in writing, use underlining and italics.

Underlining is only used for written or typed material.

Italic print is used instead of underlining when typed.

Underlining (longhand): Cowboy Bunnies

Italics (typed): Cowboy Bunnies

things to underline or italicize
Things to Underline or Italicize
  • Title of a Book or Play: Divergent, Les Miserables
  • Title of a Long Poem
  • Title of a Magazine or Newspaper: The New York Times
  • Title of a Movie
  • Title of a Television Series: Wizards of Waverly Place
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Things to Underline or Italicize Continued
  • Title of a Long Work ofMusic
  • Title of a Painting: Mona Lisa
  • Title of a Sculpture
  • Names of Individual Air, Sea, and Spacecraft: U.S.S. Arizona
  • Words and Letters Used as Names for Themselves and Foreign Words: Do you know how to spell Abby?