Do not use quotation marks in indirect or block quotations.
Underlining and italics are often used interchangeably.
If you use italics for one novel’s title, use italics for every novel’s title; don’t switch to quotation marks or underlining halfway through an article, or even in a different article of the same publication. Post them in the comment form, and I’ll answer them as promptly as I can.
According to William pollard—information is a source of learning.
Longer works—novels, magazines, newspapers, movies—are typically underlined or set in italic type.
Although either is acceptable, I prefer italics, especially on the web, since an underlined word can be mistaken for a hyperlink.
This resource should help to clarify when and how to use various marks of punctuation.
When speaking, we can pause or change the tone of our voices to indicate emphasis.
Use parentheses to set off nonessential material, such as dates, clarifying information, or sources, from a sentence.
In terms of public legitimacy—that is, in terms of garnering support from state legislators, parents, donors, and university administrators—English departments are primarily places where advanced literacy is taught. Note that commas and periods are placed inside the closing quotation mark, and colons and semicolons are placed outside.