Quotation_punctuation_Exercise

Quotation_punctuation_Exercise - Salvador, 2010 Quotation...

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Salvador, 2010 Quotation Punctuation I. Normally, punctuation goes inside the quotations marks. According to Smith, “Things aren’t so bad . “I don’t know. What do you think ? ” she asked. Critic Stephen Johnson wrote that the movie “could have be better , ” and Roger Ebert said, “It stunk ! Tim ran up to me, said, “I need to leave , ” and walked away. II. However, when you include in-text citations after the quotation, the punctuations typical comes after the citation . According to Smith (2010), “Things aren’t so bad” (p. 14) . Thomas has been hailed as “a creative genius” (Smith, 1975) , ridiculed as “talentless hack” (Robinson, 1980) , and dismissed as “nothing special” (Martin, 1977) . *Exception : But as one researcher asks, “What do we do now?” (Salander, 2004). III. Remember, after signal words (says, states, argues, etc.) you have to either use “that” or a comma. John says that “[p]eople need to wake up!”
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