QUOTATIONS - QUOTATIONS Guidelines for Quoting: Quotes...

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QUOTATIONS Guidelines for Quoting: Quotes should be Short Support the paragraph’s opening idea Be introduced Be attributed to the speaker (source) Be explained Examples: The health risk is more important than the trash problem. According to Dr. Susan Smith of Purdue University, “The average college smoker has a two-year shorter life span [than non-smokers].” This risk is unacceptable for an institution with a goal of educating young people to be responsible and productive. Many students cheered when I asked them to consider a no smoking policy. “About time,” “Sounds perfect,” and “I’d love to avoid smoke in my fact” were some of the comments I heard in my informal survey. Nine out of ten students I asked were in favor of a complete no smoking campus. When to Use Quotation Marks 1) With Direct Quotations -use for prose, poetry, and dialogue. Direct quotations are the exact words said by someone or the exact words in printed texts. Use a capital letter to start the first word of the quotation of a whole sentence:
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course ENGL 1106 taught by Professor Srjacobson during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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