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1 How to use italics and quotation marks Style & PunctuationHow to use italics and quotation marks
2 Organize your notes Good idea to make 2 columns Some call this a T-Chart1 column for things italicized1 column for things that in quotation marks
3 Italicizing = Underlining One should always italicize when typing/word processingWhen one is handwriting, underlining takes the place of italicizing.You should only underline when the rules of style dictate it.
4 TITLES OF Books Italicize titles of published books The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is one of the most popular destinations on Sparknotes.Com.
5 TITLES OF newspapers and Magazines Italicize titles of newspapers and magazinesThe New York Times is my favorite paper to read.
6 TITLES OF PLays Italicize titles of plays I saw Hamlet last week at the Fox Theater.
7 TITLES OF Movies Italicize titles of Movies or TV shows This summer my daughters couldn’t wait to see Monsters University.
8 TITLES OF TV ShowS Italicize titles of Movies or TV shows I caught up with the last season of Lost by renting the DVD’s.
9 TITLES OF Albums/cd Italicize titles of operas, albums, and CD’s All Eyez on Me by Tupac Shakur is Sultan Mozip’s all-time favorite album.
10 TITLES OF VehiclesItalicize titles of the names of spacecraft, aircraft, shipsThe USS Enterprise was the world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier.
11 TITLES OF artworkItalicize titles of: works of artI had to analyze how color is used in Starry Night for the midterm.
12 TITLES OF WORKS Italicize titles of works of art If you travel to Paris be sure to see Venus de Milo at the Louvre Museum.
13 TITLES OF court cases Italicize titles of legal cases The Brown v. Board of Education was an important Supreme Court decision to challenge segregation in public schools.
14 TITLES OF articlesUse quotation marks around titles of articles in periodicals (magazines) and newspapersAnyone who read “Dewey Defeats Truman” got a big surprise the next morning.
15 TITLES OF short stories Put in quotation marks titles short storiesJust for fun, I read “There Will Come Soft Rains” over the summer.Note: Short stories are published with other stories inside books referred to as anthologies.
16 TITLES OF chaptersUse quotation marks around titles of parts and chapters of booksI have to read “Westward Expansion” for Mr. Whalen’s history class by Thursday.
17 TITLES OF episodesUse quotation marks around titles of television episodesMy favorite episode of Lost is “There’s No Place Like Home” which has a great cliff-hanger.
18 TITLES OF Poems Put in quotation marks titles poems “Cats Don’t Care” is a poem that rhymes.
19 TITLES OF songs Use quotation marks around titles of songs “Someone Like You,” by Adele is the Top iTunes Pop Song in many European countries.
20 TITLES OF EssaysPut in quotation marks titles of (someone else’s/not your own essay titles) essayKyle simply called his impromptu essay “Football.”