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    Post Usage of a direct speech

    Can I use a direct speech in the texts of scientific style?
    Last edited by valentinka91; 22-Dec-2014 at 18:20.

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    Re: Usage of a direct speech

    Why would you want to? Direct speech is not a normal feature of academic writing, but there may be reasons to quote someone speaking, but that would generally be as a quote rather than direct speech.

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