Documentation:† Always cite ideas that are not your own!
∑ Write it down exactly
∑ Put it in quotation marks
∑ Authorís last name & page # in parentheses after the quote
∑ Period goes at the very end
∑ No punctuation between author's last name and page #
∑ If authorís name is in your sentence, don't put it at end
∑ Do not start a sentence with quotation marks
∑ If quote starts at the beginning of someone's sentence, use a tag followed by a comma & capitalize beginning of quote
∑ If your leadĖin is a complete sentence, put a colon after it
∂ 7:† The author explains the term "ghost riding," saying, "'Ghost riding' refers to the absence of a driver" (Burke 1).
∂ 7:† The author explains the term "ghost riding": "'Ghost riding' refers to the absence of a driver" (Burke 1).
∂ 1:† Burke says that it "has gotten at least two people killed" (1).