5.1.3 Distinguishing between effective and ineffective integration of quotations
In the last lesson, you learned how to integrate direct quotations from prose, poetry, and drama in your text. You also learned how to indicate any changes you make to the original text and how to communicate that the original author made a mistake. In this lesson, we'll move away from the strategies that position you as a member of a scholarly community with an agreed-upon, and extremely detailed, system for communication. This lesson is designed to position you as a sophisticated writer who can manage all your sources to avoid unintentional plagiarism -- and not end up with an incoherent mess.
We now shift to issues of style.