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Incorporating quotations in your writing

Incorporating quotations in your writing

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Author: Kathryn Reilly
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    Introduce quotes, why they are used in writing, and how to incorporate them in the introduction, body, or conclusion.

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    Explain how to effectively embed quotes within a paragraph and support them with insights or paraphrasing. 

 

This packet should help a learner seeking to understand English writing style and who is confused about to effectively incorporate quotes in a paragraph. It will explain how to support and embed quotes with appropriate style.   

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Tutorial

Incorporating Quotations in Text

This Powerpoint introduces the difference between dialogue and quoted material as well as reviews how to insert quotations into paragraphs.

Source: Kathryn Reilly

Quotations about Quotations...

"The next thing to saying a good thing yourself, is to quote one."

   -Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

"I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself."

-Marlene Dietrich

 

As found at http://www.wisdomquotes.com/topics/quotations/

Source: wisdomquotes.com

Quick Embedding Quotation Guide

This color-coded Word document reviews how to embed quotations in a paper.

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Source: Kathryn Reilly

Website References

The following websites offer many examples and some practice at embedding quotations into your writing:

http://www2.ivcc.edu/rambo/eng1001/quotes.htm

This website offers many examples, and reviews punctuation.

http://sites.google.com/site/mrrudermansclasses/grammar-and-writing-page/embedding-quotations

This website offers good examples, and relates the kind of sentences to cars!

 

 

http://mail.csisd.org/~shickman/S05F2D576.2/embedding%20quotation.pdf

This website offers the rules in a quick reference PDF format - great for printing!

 

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