quote essays

I’m confused on how to put page numbers after a quote in an essay…?

I always used to put the period before the end quotation, and the page number after, like so:”The cat jumped over the dog.” (2)However, my last English teacher told me that was wrong. I think her correction went something like this:”The cat jumped over the dog” (2).Are either of those correct or do I have […]

How to quote a stanza of a song in an MLA format essay?

Do you put quotations around it? And when i put a stanza of the lyrics on the essay what format is it supposed to look like. Ex: I’m using the song Fireworks by Katy Perry.”Do you ever feel already buried deep?Six feet under screams, but no one seems to hear a thingDo you know that […]

What does this quote by William Shakespeare mean?

“Absence from those we love is self from self – a deadly banishment.”I am writing a paper on why shakespeare makes people suffer & was thinking this could be a good quote. Here is my essay question: 1) Why did Shakespeare make people suffer in his plays? What greater point about humanity is he trying […]

Is it considered good writing to conclude English essays with a quote?

I think I remember my current high school English teacher telling me that I should stay away from ending with a quote, but according to several effective writing books, ending with a quote ‘ can add texture and specify your discussion’…..Is it considered good and commendable writing to end with a quote? (especially because conclusions […]

How can I relate this quote to my life?

The quote is “Perhaps I have once again been too optimistic”I’ve been in the hospital over the weekend and havent had time to write the essay and need to turn it in tomorrow, please give me some advice

Term for a quote directly after the title of an essay?

Simple question, what is the term for a quote that pertains to your topic, placed after the title and before your first paragraph?Google is failing me today

Can anyone give me a good quote to end this essay?

My essay is about global warming and I’m trying to think of a good closing sentence. I’d like to use a quote. I believe in global warming and am trying to write a persuasive essay.This is what I have so far for the last sentence:In the end, we ourselves have to decide where our opinion […]

How to cite a quote in a scholarship essay?

I am ending my scholarship essay with a quote, but I don’t know you’re suppose to give credit to a quote by Ghandi.This is the last sentence:My leadership experience have led to one experience to another and made me realize that “you must be the change you want to see in the world.” or should […]

USQ, Unidentified Superman Quote?

Everyone’s heard the quote:”Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound! Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Superman!”. I want to use “Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Superman!” in an essay […]

Night by Elie wesiel quote and pages?

I need a couple quotes from the book for my essay and a page number about elie losing his faith. I have paragraphs for the biginning middle and end but I need more information.