INDENTED QUOTES Sometimes in an essay, you will use along quotation. But, no quotation longerthan five lines should be within the body of the text of your essay. If you chooseto use a long quotation (longer than fivelines of text), then you should indent the quotation.
ADVICE We recommend that you use them asoften as possible. However, follow theserules so that you use them correctly. Ifyou use a quotation without citing , youcould be accused of plagiarism (orcopying someone elses words as yourown).
PUNCTUATION Definition: The use of standardmarks and signs in writing andprinting to separate words intosentences, clauses, and phrases inorder to clarify their meaning Example: Comma, question mark, exclamation mark…
The principal marks of punctuation are: The Comma [ , ]• The Semicolon [ ; ]• The Colon [ : ]• The Period or Full Stop [ . ]• The Interrogation or Question Mark [ ? ]• The Exclamation Mark [ ! ]• The Dash [ — ]• The Parenthesis [ ( ) ]• The Quotation Mark [ " " ]
Mega example In Shakespeare’s play AsYou Like It, Touchstone says toAudrey in the Forest of Arden"The fool doth think he is wise,but the wise man knowshimself to be a fool." (Act V,Scene I).