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Should I use a comma after story and after the question mark as shown below?

“Have you ever read the story, ‘The Tell-Tale Heart’ by Edgar Allan Poe?,” Dave asked.

And, should I use a comma after say and after the question as shown below?

“Did the professor say, ‘Put down your pencils’?,” Janice asked.

asked by Al
  1. No commas after question marks.

    You DO need a comma after Heart and before the quotation mark in #1.

    posted by Writeacher

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