Quotation Integration

Topics: Subject, Sentence, Bracket Pages: 2 (646 words) Published: April 23, 2013
Quotation integration
Awkward
- If your writing does not include proper quotation integration then it is awkward. Smooth

* The clauses before the quotation make a clear sentence when joined with the clauses from within the quotation. * If a change in pronouns in needed, then use square brackets. * Sentence: Made up of various clauses

* The material before the quote is written in the literary present

Ex:// In order to preserve her clientele, Rosa Huberman decides to sent Liesel out to collect the laundry from the rick customers because “Those rich people are less likely to fire [Rosa] if [Liesel’s] the one standing in front of them” (Zusak 92)

* Information that does not help me illustrate my point about ‘a prompt delivery’ has ben replaced by three ellipses. * Do not add “…” at the beginning or ending of quotes. (We know there’s more to the book) * When taking extracts out of a quote, use . . . instead of … (notice the space between each “.”) * Take a moment to notice the citation. There is no comma, in between author and page number. The punctuation that is necessary to the read of your paper comes after the final bracket. * Notice where two quotation marks are used, versus one, versus three. Refer to your quotation marks note.

In order to convince Lisel that a prompt return from delivering the clean laundry to their clientele is imperative, “Rosa Huberman stood up, selected a wooden spoon, and healed it under Lisel’s nose. It was a necessity as far as she was concerned…’you take the back to each place and bring it straight home . . . No going to Papa . . . No mucking around with that little Saukerl, Rudy Steiner. Straight. Home. (Zusak 92)

The Whole thing
* Introduce the quote and then explain its importance after wards * A colon works best for long integration
* If your quotation is more tan three typed lines, then you need to offset it. * Each line of the quotation should be indented and...
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