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  1. Quotation Marks By: J.R. Boots

  2. Uses of Quotation marks • Quotation marks are used to designate spoken word in text. • There are Direct quotation marks that are used to quote someone's words. • Quotations are also used in writing article titles in text or in a bibliography. • Quotation marks are used in more texts than most people consider.

  3. Direct Quotation Marks • Direct Quotation marks are used to quote text directly from another source. Example: The guy in the red shirt said, nice truck.

  4. Direct Quotation Marks • Direct Quotation marks are used to quote text directly from another source. Example: The guy in the red shirt said, “nice truck.”

  5. Title quotations • If you are writing a title of a song, poem, or short story. The title of the song, poem, or short story is in quotation marks. Example: The name of the song is Wheels.

  6. Title quotations • If you are writing a title of a song, poem, or short story. The title of the song, poem, or short story is in quotation marks. Example: The name of the song is “Wheels.”

  7. Quotes in Dialog • Quotes in Dialog is usually one quote that is broken up into two sections with narration in between the two quotes. Example: I need a new car, as its engine comes to an abrupt halt, and soon. Said Gordon.

  8. Quotes in Dialog • Quotes in Dialog is usually one quote that is broken up into two sections with narration in between the two quotes. Example: “I need a new car”, as its engine comes to an abrupt halt, “and soon.” Said Gordon.

  9. Where do the Quotations go? • Sam said, my dog is scared of thunder. • This truck is junk, as John kicks the tire, even the wheels are about to fall off. Said Robert.

  10. Where do the Quotations go? • Sam said, my dog is scared of thunder. • Sam said, “my dog is scared of thunder.” • This truck is junk, as John kicks the tire, even the wheels are about to fall off. Said Robert.

  11. Where do the Quotations go? • Sam said, my dog is scared of thunder. • Sam said, “my dog is scared of thunder.” • This truck is junk, as John kicks the tire, even the wheels are about to fall off. Said Robert. • “This truck is junk”, as john kicks the tire, “even the wheels are about to fall off.” Said Robert.