Quoting - Quoting Paraphrasing and Summarizing(APA format...

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Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing (APA format) How to incorporate the ideas of other into your essay A quote , or a quotation, is a word-for-word repetition of something that has been written or spoken. Quotation marks directly before or after the material tell the reader it is a word-for-word quote. Quotes add authenticity and impact to your paper. Thus, phrases and sentences should be quoted only if they are especially interesting or are particularly appropriate to a point. Keep them as brief as possible. Direct quotations must always include the author’s last name, year of publication and page number of the quote. Examples: “The low self-monitoring person is generally more attentive to his/her internal attitudes and dispositions than to externally based information such as others’ reactions and expectations” (Baxter, 1983, p. 29). Such activity, claims Stein (1990), “provides them with a means to explore implications of ideas, to find their strengths and weaknesses, to evaluate their
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