Using Longer Quotations (more than four lines)
Quotations more than four lines within a student's essay should be formatted as follows:
- Set the quote off from the paragraph by starting it on a new line.
- Indent the quote 1 inch from the left margin.
- Type it in double-space..
- Do not use quotation marks
- Use a colon at the end of the tag phrase to introduce it.
- Include a parenthetical reference at the end of the quote after a period.