3 Answered Questions for the topic quotation marks

Quotation Marks Esl/esol Speech Punctuation


Punctuation of direct speech, edge cases?

I recently learned that I have developed a consistent, but entirely wrong approach to punctuating direct speech in fiction. I am in the unenviable position of trying to relearn. Previously I wrote... more
Quotation Marks Esl/esol Speech Quotations


How do you quote a quotation that itself has mismatched quotes?

Suppose that Eve said (in spoken English) > An apple a day keeps the doctor away, unquote. Also isn't Eve such a > great person? Like my mom always said quote Eve is the best person... more


Is there punctuation for words treated as words?

From the New York Times](https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/17/us/politics/trump-critics-treason-putin.html): > Mr. Trump’s critics reach for words like treason and traitor because they, like... more

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