essay quotes format
A famous soccer player always said, “playing soccer with each other on a beautiful Sunday afternoon is the greatest thing there is.” 1
Block quoting is most common in literary analysis, where detailed analysis of the original text requires you to quote at length.
Do not use an ellipsis if you are merely borrowing a phrase from the original:
Since the quotation is relatively short, the brief introduction works.
He also mentioned, “Gym training is better than doing exercises at home, in what concerns the efficiency”(Johnson, 1999, p.74).
Johnson points out that, “people who go to the gym regularly are able to sleep better”(1999, p.43).
The things they carried were largely determined by necessity. Among the necessities or near-necessities were P-38 can openers, pocket knives, heat tabs, wristwatches, dog tags, mosquito repellent, chewing gum, candy cigarettes, salt tablets, packets of Kool-Aid, lighters, matches, sewing kits, Military Payment Certificates, C rations, and two or three canteens of water.” (O’Brien 2)
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Esther Hansen felt that when she came to the United States “nobody understood [her].”
Hamlet denies Rosencrantz’s claim that thwarted ambition caused his depression. He states, “I could be bounded in a nutshell and count myself a king of infinite space” (Hamlet 2.2).