direct quotation

NOUN
  1. a report of the exact words used in a discourse (e.g.,
    he said `I am a fool'
    he said `I am a fool'
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How To Use direct quotation In A Sentence

  • You might cite part of this text with a direct quotation followed by a footnote. A Short Guide to Writing About History
  • A correspondent rightly faults me for not giving the direct quotation.
  • Except at the end of the last movement, he avoids direct quotation.
  • Viewers gain a wealth of information about Wright and hear some of his direct quotations.
  • In addition, Wilson and Sperber also suggest that ironic, echoic utterances share many characteristics with indirect quotations.
  • This is followed by a more detailed treatment that includes both synthesis and direct quotations.
  • This strategy does not just incorporate the parody or direct quotation of prior texts, but uses everyday objects as the basis of its allegorical structure.
  • Fromkin uses footnotes to identify direct quotations rather than to support historical argument.
  • -- _Rewrite these same sentences, changing the direct quotations and questions to indirect, and the indirect to direct_. Higher Lessons in English A work on english grammar and composition
  • He cites not a single work, nor is there any direct quotation.
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