MLA Tutorial


Quoting a Phrase

It is often unnecessary to quote a full sentence. Instead, we can paraphrase the sentence and simply quote a few juicy words. Study the following examples:

In the above examples, only a word or phrase has been included in quotation marks. The rest of each sentence is in my own words.

Check Your Understanding

  1. Why might you choose to quote just a phrase, instead of quoting a full sentence?

Instructions for the Quiz

Answer the questions.