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Effectively Incorporating Quotations ( printable version here ) General Principles When integrating direct quotations into a paper it is important to move smoothly from the source information to your own tho Therefore it is necessary to introduce the quotation, usually with its author's name or the source from which it came, to give The men in Stephen Crane's short story, "The Open Boat," are courageous; they want to live. "The idealistic virtues of brav While the writer addresses the importance of the quotation, this discussion comes after it is "dropped into the paper." A bet The men in Stephen Crane's short story, "The Open Boat," are courageous; they want to live. As critic William Bysshe Stein In this passage, the quotation is well-introduced. The author of the quotation is identified, as is the quotation's relation to the Achieving Variety when Introducing Quotations While it is necessary to introduce direct quotations in order to qualify them in relation to the rest of a paper, it is also necess
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Unformatted text preview: Here are some possible signal phrases: ● According to Jane Doe, ". .." ● As Jane Doe goes on to explain, ". .." ● Characterized by John Doe, the society is ". .." ● As one critic points out, ". .." ● John Doe believes that ". .." ● Jane Doe claims that ". .." ● In the words of John Doe, ". .." Note that there exist fine shades of meaning between phrases such as "contend" and "argue" and large differences betwee A list of possible verbs for use in the introduction of quotations follows. Double-check meanings before using them! acknowledges, adds, admits, affirms, agrees, argues, asserts, believes, claims, comments, compares, confirms, contends, Back to ' Using Sources ' Writer's Web | Writing Center | Make an Appointment | Library...
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