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    Hello!

    1) If I quote from a book in a text, should I type the name of the book in italics?
    2) Should I type the first letter of the quotation in bold?

    Thank you

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    Default Re: Quotation

    Quote Originally Posted by kitty 4 View Post
    Hello!

    1) If I quote from a book in a text, should I type the name of the book in italics? OK or underline and in either case use caps for each word except perhaps for articles.
    2) Should I type the first letter of the quotation in bold? I would, with quote marks beginning and end.

    Thank you
    b.

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    Default Re: Quotation

    Quote Originally Posted by kitty 4 View Post
    1) If I quote from a book in a text, should I type the name of the book in italics? That is common practice.
    2) Should I type the first letter of the quotation in bold? No
    Pride and Prejudice begins with the words, "It is a truth universally acknowledged ...".

    The truth universally acknowledged in Pride and Prejudice is "that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife".

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