Published 1 October 2020
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If a paragraph begins with a short sentence that is less than a full line and that introduces a block quotation, should the block quotation be further indented than usual?No. All block quotations in your work should be indented the same amount. Even if the block quotation occurs after a short line that is itself indented . . .
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How do I create a vertical list in which each item includes a quoted fragment and a complete sentence?Follow the guidelines on how to create a vertical list. Since the quotes are fragments, you may lowercase them. Either a colon or a period may follow . . .
Published 30 April 2020
If I cite a passage that contains numerous quotations from other sources, how do I let my reader know the original sources of the quotations?You are not obligated to tell your reader the original sources of the quotations. Nor should you include any note numbers or parenthetical documentation from the original . . .
Published 27 March 2020
Is there a way to avoid back-to-back parentheses when a block quotation ends with a parenthetical and the quotation is followed by a parenthetical reference?The best way to avoid multiple punctuation is to rewrite if possible. Let's say you are citing the passage from an e-book without stable pagination. . . .
Published 13 March 2020
How should I let my reader know that I have used modern spelling for quotations from a work written in the early modern period?If you use modern spelling in quotations from a work written in the early modern period, you should let your readers know in a note how you . . .
Published 5 March 2020
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