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English: Quotes
What if there's a quote inside a quote would I use this " ...'...'" and also what if I wanted to add something in my own words in between the quote would I end the quote then write my thought and then start a new quote OR would I use [...] in between the quote?
September 20, 2010 by Amy~

How do you quote a quote within a quote? Okay, Finley is quoted for saying "blah blah" in Cantarella's essay but I have to quote everything Cantarella said. How do I do this double quote? Thanks!
November 25, 2007 by George

How do you quote a quote within a quote? Okay, Finley is quoted for saying "blah blah" in Cantarella's essay but I am writing an essay on Cantarella's essay and thus have to quote everything she says. How do I do this double quote? Thanks!
November 25, 2007 by George

Please help “In any case you mustn’t confuse a single failure with a final defeat.” Use this quote for the following -Explain why the quote moves you or should inspire others. -Explain why the quote is important. -Tell the ways in which the quote is empowering. Please ...
October 25, 2016 by Sampreet

In many works of literature, an individual's encounter with death or destruction ultimately leads to the individual's affirmation of the dignity and worth of human life. What does this quote means and how does this quote relates to Hamlet by William Shakespeare. I have to ...
April 6, 2010 by Joel

Urgent english help
I'm writing an English persuasive essay and I'm wanting to put a quote from a person as the thesis. How would I quote it? Do I quote it then put the name of person in parentheses? Please help me thanks!
September 24, 2014 by Anonymous is

Quotes about English language origin
So I wanted to start my etymology paper about fascinating word origins with a quote as my attention grabber. I am looking for a quote that talks about the english language and the origin of most of its words. Some interesting quote. I don't even know if there is a type of ...
April 30, 2011 by Rebekah

parenthetical citation
In one of my paragraphs I am using one source. It's an online source about a case. One quote is a quote made from a judge, and the other quote is directly from the author of the article. Do I have to cite the one from the judge, cause it's quoted within the paper?
February 14, 2008 by Ashlee

Quote Meaning
What does the quote "Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the infinite" mean?
March 25, 2015 by Anonymous

This is a quote. Without the dark we would never see the stars For you is this an encouraging quote?
July 21, 2013 by Anonymous

what is a good quote, if you chose what would be your quote of the day??
January 19, 2012 by kk

can anyone please explain what this quote means? thank you "Man is nothing else but what he makes of himself.” ~Jean-Paul Sartre
October 17, 2011 by John

Does anyone know how I can relate this quote too the real world ? Quote : "Respect is being able to accept people as pergect individuals they are" .
January 26, 2009 by Brooke

Romeo and Juliet Quote Help
Could someone please help me with this quote I read the rest of act 2 today and I was wondering what this quote means: Mercutio: " Alas poor Romeo, he is already dead: stabbed with a white wench's black eye; run through the ear with a love song; the very pin of his heart cleft...
April 1, 2009 by Jamie:)

US History
For this quote " We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal." 1) When? July 4, 1776 or just 1776 2) In what context was it used? Declaration of Independence 3) Was this quote aimed at King George III OR Britain. 4) What would be the significance of...
August 21, 2010 by Amy~

English (MLA)
Lets say you need to put a quote with several sentences into an essay, how (in format) you would you quote this?
November 19, 2011 by Andy

Grammar and Composition
can someone please give me a good quote. or maybe a website that has quotes. i just need one quote..about anything
October 19, 2009 by y912f

how do you properly quote a fammous quote
February 6, 2008 by Lena

English 3 :/
I need serious help writing a thesis statement and body paragraphs and a conclusion paragraph with 2 quotes and a connotation of the quote for each quote for The Scarlet Letter. Please help!
December 13, 2012 by Cheyenne

i went to a assembly today. it was quite boring, there wasn't that much excitement. I was like day dreaming in some parts of it. teacher said that she wants me to expand and she wants it to start as a quote. i don't know how to do as quote.
February 26, 2010 by Anonymous

I've read and tried to find information on what this quote means, but I still don't understand it. What does this quote mean? "We have had too good an opinion of human nature in forming our confederation."
September 30, 2009 by diana

i have to write a critical lens about this quote: "To provoke dreams of terror in the slumber of prosperity has become the moral duty of literature". by Ernest Fisher what does the quote mean?
March 6, 2010 by Leslie

mla format
For mla formatting an essay how do you write and cite a quote from a book? also, is the quote suppose to be in italics? thanks
October 9, 2010 by roger

Your opinion
in your opinion, what does this quote mean "if things do go right, turn left/go leaft" to you? Or how would you explain this quote to someone?
July 3, 2012 by Anonymous

I really need HELP!!! I need a quote for personal connection in American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser and an explanation of the quote.
August 31, 2013 by Mark

US History Help!
For the quote "remember the Maine" who said this? Was it the Americans? I can't find what the significance of the quote was in illumating a theme in history?
August 28, 2010 by Amy~

quote a reference
im writting a essay for child care how do i quote a reference from a book can you give an example
October 29, 2011 by elizabeth

I need to show proof in my essay as quote but would it be ok if I said something like "as illustrated" and not a direct quote because I am trying to show an action.
May 4, 2009 by Lena

i have a Quote from a novel: "Thailand changed my life. I arrived there with teenage baggage and left with the confindence to be myself ". What does "teengae baggage" mean in this quote?
February 1, 2010 by shahroz

what does this quote mean? " the surest way to corrupt the youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike , then those who thinks differently"
April 23, 2010 by Jane

"It is only with the heart that one can see rightly" and my interpretation of this quote is that If you truly believe in yourself, you can make the right decisions. I need help to relate this quote to ROmeo and Juliet with an appropriate literary element.
January 16, 2012 by LISA

U.S. History-PLEASE HELP!!!
i need to find an example of something very specific that relates to the quote "America isn't supposed to have a master, that's not what it was built on. people should be their own master." i thought something to do w/ the frontier in the 1800s, and i found a quote that said ...
February 1, 2007 by INEEDHELP!!!

Romeo and Juliet Quotation Help
I need help to know who said this quote. I don't have a textbook of the play, and I tried to search for it on google but it didn't help any. This is the quote "... most are busiest when they are most alone." Please help thanks.
April 14, 2009 by Matt

In The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, there is a quote that says, "When you want something with all your heart, that's when you are closest to the Soul of the world. It's always a positive force." I'm stuck on trying to find the meaning behind this quote. I'd really appreciate any...
August 7, 2014 by Coralie

Media Studies
Hi there, I need to make a response to this quote, could anyone give me ideas of what this quote might mean in relation to media today. "The Internet is to News, What Car Horns are to Music" Thanks.
November 17, 2010 by Darren

English-interpreting quote
What does this quote mean? "In the end, our society will be defined not only by what we create, but by what we refuse to destroy." I'm supposed to keep in mind the depetion of our ocean resources..
October 25, 2009 by Rachel

Social Studies
Document Based Question Essay Question: The debate over the extent of federal power with regard to the states dominated the political scene the first twenty years of the post-Revoluntionary War United States and would set the stage for future division within the nation. ...
February 23, 2011 by Isabella

does anyone know of a quote said by truman that expressed his fear that stalin would take over the world? Please only post a link if there is a direct quote like this on it. I've tried to look on wikipedia and other websites but i cannot find one.
May 27, 2009 by kay

1.Which of the following is one reason to use quotation marks in a sentence? to show you have used someone’s exact words in your paper and the quote is under four lines to mark an indirect quote to show paraphrased information you borrowed from a source to mark a quote of ...
April 27, 2010 by christopher

We come to them who weep foolishly, and sit down and cry for company, instead of imparting to them truth and health in rough electric shocks, putting them once more in communication with the soul.” Based on this quote, what can you ascertain about Emerson’s beliefs? A....
October 20, 2011 by hue

Inthe short story ''the guest'' what does this quote mean ''...dirty white snow...''(Camus 9) Explain the quote interms of the figurative device. what is the theme? How does it connect to human nature? pls i really need your help. this work is due tomorow
February 14, 2011 by ted

I am going to be writing a persuasive essay on the quote, "A closed mind is like a closed book: a block of wood" is true. I am also meant to try to respond to a counter argument that could be made against the quote. But,
December 14, 2016 by ShyanneBoxer

12th grade English
A Lesson Before Dying- Quotations Analysis. " I had gone to barbershops;I had stood on street corners, and i had gone to many suppers in the quarter.But i had never really listened to what was being said.Then i began to listen, to listen closely to how they taked about their ...
December 2, 2008 by David

Citing within a Paper
How do you cite a quote within a paper that you got from the Internet? After the quote do you put the author's last name only in parentheses, or what? Thanks
April 6, 2008 by Anonymous

I am currently writing my "Journey" Speech, does anyone know a quote from a famous person who has a quote about journey that is very inspiring and I can include at the end of my speech? Thank you...
March 15, 2012 by Maby

Direct or indirect quote? "Want to jog a lap with me, Dad?" asked David. "Sure, but let's take it slow," said Dad. Is it direct quote?
August 11, 2012 by Emma

Need a quote from Macbeth,William Shakespeare? i need a quote said by Macbeth himself showing his imagination of being king
November 26, 2009 by jake

American Lit
"A pure hand needs no glove to cover it." -Chapter XII "The Minister’s Vigil" This quote is spoken in The Scarlet Letter and i am having trouble interperting it. Is this quote relating to Hester and how she is not 'pure' because of commiting acts of adultery?
September 15, 2009 by Alex

A moral defect in a work of art is always also an artistic defect What does this quote mean? Therefore, any defects of art can easily give away clues. I'm confused with this quote.
April 5, 2010 by Rachel

Can someone tell me when you use both a double and single quote mark in an essay. We are writing an essay with quotes from a book, and in the example sometines it shows "'I had every reason to ...'" and other times it's just "I had every reason to believe..." It says single ...
October 22, 2009 by Mike

On my English Hw it had this quote from the story "in exactly one hour it will be Christmas. The boy said, where's the candles? Where's, where's the tree and presents." Is this a sense of excitement or does this quote mean he has never experienced Christmas before?
February 5, 2014 by Anonymous

i need to write an acrostic poem for english using the quote:"do all lawyers defend negros". its from to kill a mocking bird and i need to write a phras starting with each letter in the quote and i cnt think of anything
January 12, 2010 by sonya

" to record an individual's health care and the achievements of medical source" How do I cite the source In this particular quote. You just quote it into the paper, and write the author name and page in parenthesis at the end of the sentence. Try noodletools (google it). It ...
December 12, 2006 by haydee

European History
Where was this quote said, what impact did it have on society, and what changes were taking place when this quote was said. “I have the feeling that the days of Cicero and Demosthenes are much closer to me than the sixty years just passed.” -Leonardo Bruni
August 13, 2013 by Serena

European History
Where was this quote said, what impact did it have on society, and what changes were taking place when this quote was said. “I have the feeling that the days of Cicero and Demosthenes are much closer to me than the sixty years just passed.” -Leonardo Bruni
August 13, 2013 by Serena

When quoting two lines of poetry, what should you do? set off the lines as you would a longer quotation insert the lines the way you would any other quote, but in between the two lines of poetry, insert a slash insert the lines the way you would any other quote, but in between...
April 27, 2010 by christopher

When you do an internal citation, following a direct quote, do you put a period after the quote and another after the citation, or just one at the end of the citation?
December 7, 2009 by marcie

I need to summerize a research paper that is mainly made up of quotes. How do I summerize it when is consist of quoting a quote. How do I structure my paper when the person that wrote the paper has so many quote. I hope this makes sense? Is there a way to summerize a quote ...
October 5, 2011 by jesse

Who said the quote "it was my heart that counseled me to do it and my heart cannot err" I don't know, and can't find it. However, I can tell you the person who stated it is not very wise: evil is in us all, and we have to think about what we do, not just do it. It was a German...
January 28, 2007 by Steve

History Quote
“Man is not made better by being degraded; he is seldom restrained from crime by harsh measures, except the principle of fear predominates in his character; and then he is never made radically better for its influence.” - Dorothea Dix What exactly does this quote mean?
November 17, 2013 by K

Question 2 Save If you want to remove words and phrases from borrowed material you’re quoting, what do you do? you should not remove words and phrases from quotes; you should always use the entire quote you insert an ellipsis to represent the omitted material use dashes to ...
April 27, 2010 by christopher

Last Question Romeo and Juliet Quotes Help
This is the last question I promise I'm sorry I'm being such a bother but I need help with this quote. "I have forgot that name and that name's woe." Does this quote mean that it tries to forget that name, and all about her. (Rosaline he's referring to)
March 31, 2009 by Jamie:)

In the novel; Twelfth Night A quote is stated: "And thus a whiligig if time brings in his revenges" I am to write an essay on this. I have put some ideas together, yet I am unable to create an intro. Could you help by giving me a few hints on how to start an essay revolving ...
October 8, 2006 by Gina

I'm a little uneasy about this one, so I thought I'd ask someone who knows - [QUOTE] (5z^3w/-6m^3)*(-6m^5/25z^9) (OR) 5z^3 -6m^5 ------ * -------- -6m^3 25z^9 Perform the Operations and Simplify[/QUOTE] It's a Multiple Choice. a)wm^2/5z^5 b)wm^2/5z^6 c)z^3wm^5/5z^9m^3 d)none ...
May 1, 2008 by Michael

For this quote 'their intercourse had been one continued series of opposition. Their opinions clashed; and indeed, she had never perceived that he had cared for her opinions, as belonging to her, the individual', can someone find a technique in it? It's a good quote and i ...
August 31, 2012 by Amber

The Writer by Richard Wilbur (literature)
could you please help me We were supposed to find three extended metaphors in this poem which I did but for one of them i don't know which quote to use because we are supposed to underline the indicators for that metaphor. The one i need help on is the daughter being compared ...
November 14, 2009 by Cindy

I'm writing an essay and my textbook doesnt have an author, so I how would i write a direct quote from the book. The book is called Pearson Custom Business Resources, so Im thinking i would just put Pearson and the page number at the end of the quote
May 9, 2010 by Jon

Eng Ms. Sue
I'm typing the final draft of my essay. I finished but I'm having major difficulty figuring out of how to cite my quote properly on my work cited page. I have been to alot of websites that shows examples but I'm so confused. Can you please help me. That's the website and the ...
February 18, 2009 by Michele

Question 1 Which of the following is one reason to use quotation marks in a sentence? to show you have used someone’s exact words in your paper and the quote is under four lines to mark an indirect quote to show paraphrased information you borrowed from a source to mark a ...
April 27, 2010 by christopher

I'm writing an essay and I know after a quote, you write the author's name in parenthesis. however, i'm using a quote from a website, the article doesn't have an author. it is a website that just states statistics about my topic and issues and problems. so what would i put in ...
November 1, 2007 by julie

Here is my meaning of Hellen Keller's quote: It means that by using my voice I can do something. I may not be THE one but AT LEAST I AM one. I know that I can't do everything but the thing is, I CAN do SOMETHING. I will do what I can do to make a difference. I don't know if ...
December 2, 2012 by Emma

Quote:"There are two ways to be fooled:One is to believe what is not so;the other is to refuse to believe what is so" My interpretation is when you get the truth you don't want to take ,but when you get it correct you think its wrong. Is this interpretation correct. I related ...
June 3, 2013 by Maya

World History
"A hierarchial society was only possible on a basis of poverty and ignorance." - From George Orwell's 1984 My first thought for the meaning of this quote was that a leveled society (low-med-high "class") would only be established by the poor and ignorant people. Is this what ...
June 26, 2008 by Nikki

Can someone explain this....."I've got a theory". I looked up the def. of perverse and realized it's someone who is stubborn or wrongly self-willed. But I'm confused on that quote stating "I've got a theory". How is this quote related to perverse?
March 31, 2010 by Rachel

For the quote "Remember the Maine" I went on a lot of websites and most of the websites said that "remember the Maine" was said by Americans. I can't seem to find what the meaning of the quote was. Did people say it when they wanted to go to war with Spain?
August 28, 2010 by Amy~

im reading this book called across five aprils. I need another quote from the book to go with my essay. i need a good quote from the part were Jethro finds his couisn, Eb, in the woods. Eb is a deserter. Jethro wants to get him help........ Do you have any suggestions?
December 10, 2012 by Brett

Parenthetical Reference
Whish one would be CORRECT: " quote " (Bryan). OR " quote " (UCLA). This is the website (the speech is by a person named William Bryan). UCLA Center for East Asian Studies. Resource page. UCLA International Institute. XX Feb. 2010 (website)
May 10, 2010 by Anonymous

Ms. Sue
Ms. Sue could I please receive ur help on my homework. I have to do a presentation and Its a media project which I have to represent, its on the Freedom Writers- the book, and two media clips. The media clips are Hannas suitcase and Paperclips. I also got a quote as well which...
December 11, 2010 by Sara

Signal Phrase: Read "Too Much Pressure" by Colleen Wenke (564-568). Consider it a model for using signal phrases to introduce quoted material as explained on pages 508-512 of the Bedford Handbook. 1. Copy two good examples from Wenke's essay of signal phrases that name the ...
July 3, 2013 by Sal

English help!!
After selecting your quote, write a statement explaining your choice. Define your statement and discuss its importance to your life. Your statement must be at least half page in length. Express yourself!! This is my quote: I'm not lazy. I'm energy efficient. I am sorry, ...
January 5, 2009 by Jim

1. Consider this quote: "In each of these historical instances . . . mistrust led to misunderstanding, which led to armed conflict." The ellipsis in this quote is appropriate if A. the omission is longer than 10 words. B. the meaning and spirit of the quote is retained. C. it ...
February 14, 2014 by Beatrice

I need a good attention grabber for the introduction of my paper war as a social disease? Do you think this quote works for this topic? For every social wrong there must be a remedy. But the remedy can be nothing less than the abolition of the wrong.(Henry Geroge) or do you ...
February 10, 2009 by Michele

What is a good quote for Romeo and Juliet?
What is a good quote for me to explain that it is important to think before you act? In the play, Romeo and Juliet? Thanks -Allyson I was thinking of something between Romeo and Juliet themselves, it would be helpful in my essay. I've already searched google and couldn't find ...
May 11, 2011 by Allyson

How do you cite this quote in MLA format? “The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all.” I'm having issues because the quote is said by Mulan in Walt Disney's "Mulan". Do I say Mulan says it or the Walt Disney Company? How do you format this...
January 9, 2013 by Ash

How can I introduce 2 of these quotes with a SUBJECT VERB construction & a COMMA??? QUOTE 1) CITATION> (Thoreau 8). All men recognize the right of revolution; that is, the right to refuse allegiance to, and to resist, the government, when its tyranny or its inefficiency are...
September 23, 2015 by Beth

Using souces and avoiding plagirism
Question 13 Which of the following is incorrect? quote when the writer’s words are especially vivid quote when you have run out of your own ideas quote when a paraphrase would be less clear quote when the words the source uses are important to the discussion Question 14 ...
April 27, 2010 by christopher

Quotes in essays
I want to put a quote at the very beginning of my essay. How do I go about doing that? Should it be the same or a smaller font than the rest of my essay? I'm planning on putting the quote, then starting a new paragraph to begin the actual essay. Should I center it? Skip how ...
January 25, 2009 by Anonymous

For the book into thin air Your reaction to the 5 sections. Describe the section. But don't get too caught up in telling the plot. You can assume your audience has read the book. Tell which parts or characters were interesting to you or surprised you. Give your opinions. Pick ...
March 31, 2010 by Ryan

I'm writing a short answer, & i don't know if this quote goes with my explanation, the quote is,"three powerful nation,joined themselves together in the threat that if the U.S. blocked the expansion they would unite in ultimate action against the U.S." my explanation is: this ...
February 24, 2016 by Clarissa

Please Help Me
I need an example of a character is tewlfth night that can be compared to the quote, "And thus the whiligig of time brings in his revenges." Sir Toby - and may I ask how sir toby is realted to the quote, And thus the whirligig of time brings in his revenges."
October 11, 2006 by Gina

"They have arried in the Land of opportunity and the opportunities are swirling dizzily promiscuously around them" Is this quote suppose to have a negative connotation? The passage I got it from is about someone arriving to America and being disappointed but I cant tell if he ...
October 22, 2016 by Anonymous

For my summer reading project, they require us to state the point of view and to give a quote from the book (the Alchemyst) to prove the book was written in that point of view. The book is omniscient, and almost every chapter it is a different character speaking. How can I ...
August 2, 2010 by Gaby

"Well the two of us can have fun together," I said. Baba smiled. Winked. "Dress warm," he said. It should have been just the two of us--that was the way I wanted it--but by Wednesday night, Baba had managed to invite another two dozed people." (p. 87) This quote is from The ...
December 2, 2012 by Erin

I'm writing a english paper about A Tale of Two Cities to show why/how the topic of law/corruption/power matters from the way Dickens uses it in the text. I am trying to write my intro, but I am having trouble. All I have so far is an attention-getter, a quote. Here is the ...
April 5, 2012 by jenna

World Literature
For an essay, I'm using the quote “One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them” (The Fellowship of the Ring, page#). I'm not sure what to put for the page number because the quote is in the very beginning of ...
September 20, 2007 by Kate

English (MLA format)
Hi, I was wondering what was the most proper way to incorporate a quote from a piece of work that is a quote from another piece of work. If this makes no sense... in my paper I'm quoting a quote from a document that we have discussed in class. Within this document the author ...
September 26, 2011 by John

Hi can someone pelase help me explain this quote by Martin Luther King. In addition I also I need to know what the words "personal witness" in the quote mean. Thank you for all your help. "I became convinced that noncooperation with evil is as much a moral obligation as is ...
February 3, 2009 by phil

Writing:Quotes, Journal
Please may you check my answers for a quote that says---> Knowledge speaks, Wisdom listens.<--- My answer to that quote is this ---> This quote indicates that people with knowledge will give aedvices to people, and people that listens to the individuals are wise to do...
June 19, 2012 by Losa

It's permissible to delete a word or phrase from a direct quotation as long as you don't change the meaning of the quote. To indicate your deletion in the quote, you would A. use a hyphen in place of the deleted word or passage. B. use an ellipsis to designate a deletion. C. ...
November 30, 2016 by english

If I use a quote as a title, do I capitalize every first letter in the quote? Example: Should my title be... "The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary" or "The Only Place Success Comes Before Work Is In The Dictionary" please answer soon!
May 5, 2013 by MathMat

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