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3 Answered Questions for the topic quotation marks

Quotation Marks Esl/esol Speech


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


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
Quotation Marks English Punctuation


Is there punctuation for words treated as words?

From the New York Times]( > Mr. Trump’s critics reach for words like treason and traitor because they, like... more

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