How do I cite from a play that has both verse and prose sections?

Citing from a play that has both verse and prose sections—whether the play is William Shakespeare’s Macbeth or August Wilson’s Fences—is no different from citing from a play that is all verse or all prose: you provide page numbers or line numbers (line numbers are usually given after act and scene numbers) according to how the text is located in the edition.

Published 27 November 2017

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