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    Do you use The or the to mention a title in the middle of a sentence?

    If "the" is the first word of the title of a film or a book for example
    do I say
    There is a book called the Sound and the Fury
    or
    There is a book called The Sound and the Fury

    ??

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    Re: Do you use The or the to mention a title in the middle of a sentence?

    Quote Originally Posted by Maria311 View Post
    If "the" is the first word of the title of a film or a book for example
    do I say
    There is a book called the Sound and the Fury
    or
    There is a book called The Sound and the Fury

    ??
    If it is part of the title, use capitalized "'The".

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    Re: Do you use The or the to mention a title in the middle of a sentence?

    Quote Originally Posted by Maria311 View Post
    If "the" is the first word of the title of a film or a book for example
    do I say
    There is a book called the Sound and the Fury
    or
    There is a book called The Sound and the Fury

    ??
    It's also usually in italics if you have them, or underlined. Titles like this are always marked some way (or should be).
    "There is a book called The Sound and the Fury."
    "There is a book called The Sound and the Fury."

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