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Published on March 20, 2008

Author: mccannt

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This slidecast was created by Todd McCann English Instructor Bay College Escanaba, Michigan [email_address]

Using Quotation Marks with Other Punctuation Put quotation marks around… Titles of relatively short works: short stories essays songs poems chapters or sections of books episodes of TV series

Put quotation marks around…

Titles of relatively short works:

short stories

essays

songs

poems

chapters or sections of books

episodes of TV series

Using Quotation Marks with Other Punctuation Two absolutes and one “it depends”: Periods and commas always go inside the end quotation marks. One of my favorite poems is Sylvia Plath’s “Daddy.” Among the most popular of the Grateful Dead’s songs is “Sugar Magnolia,” but “Uncle John’s Band” is also a favorite of many fans. Always inside

Two absolutes and one “it depends”:

Periods and commas always go inside the end quotation marks.

One of my favorite poems is Sylvia Plath’s “Daddy.”

Among the most popular of the Grateful Dead’s songs is “Sugar Magnolia,” but “Uncle John’s Band” is also a favorite of many fans.

Using Quotation Marks with Other Punctuation Two absolutes and one “it depends”: Semicolons and colons always go outside the end quotation marks. One of my favorite poems is Sylvia Plath’s “Daddy”; however, I also like Alan Ginsberg’s “Howl.” I think of three things every time I hear Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven”: sideburns, eight-track tapes, and Boone’s Farm wine. Always outside

Two absolutes and one “it depends”:

Semicolons and colons always go outside the end quotation marks.

One of my favorite poems is Sylvia Plath’s “Daddy”; however, I also like Alan Ginsberg’s “Howl.”

I think of three things every time I hear Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven”: sideburns, eight-track tapes, and Boone’s Farm wine.

Using Quotation Marks with Other Punctuation Two absolutes and one “it depends”: Question marks and exclamation points go inside or outside , depending on whether they are parts of the title or not. If a question mark or exclamation point is part of the title, it goes inside : My favorite short story is Joyce Carol Oates’ “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” Inside

Two absolutes and one “it depends”:

Question marks and exclamation points go inside or outside , depending on whether they are parts of the title or not.

If a question mark or exclamation point is part of the title, it goes inside :

My favorite short story is Joyce Carol Oates’ “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?”

Using Quotation Marks with Other Punctuation Two absolutes and one “it depends”: Question marks and exclamation points go inside or outside , depending on whether they are parts of the title or not. If a question mark or exclamation point is not part of the title, but the larger sentence is a question or exclamation, it goes outside : Have you read Raymond Carver’s short story called “Cathedral”? Outside

Two absolutes and one “it depends”:

Question marks and exclamation points go inside or outside , depending on whether they are parts of the title or not.

If a question mark or exclamation point is not part of the title, but the larger sentence is a question or exclamation, it goes outside :

Have you read Raymond Carver’s short story called “Cathedral”?

Using Quotation Marks with Other Punctuation Two absolutes and one “it depends”: Question marks and exclamation points go inside or outside , depending on whether they are parts of the title or not. If both the title and the larger sentence are questions or exclamations, then a single question mark or exclamation point goes inside : Have you heard that new song on the radio called “Am I Dreaming?” Inside

Two absolutes and one “it depends”:

Question marks and exclamation points go inside or outside , depending on whether they are parts of the title or not.

If both the title and the larger sentence are questions or exclamations, then a single question mark or exclamation point goes inside :

Have you heard that new song on the radio called “Am I Dreaming?”

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