Lesson 376 – Mechanics – Punctuation – Quotation Marks

Use quotation marks around the titles of short stories, short plays, short poems and short musical compositions; of art works, articles, chapters, essays, and speeches; of radio and television programs. Example: My favorite painting is “Blue Boy.”
Instructions: Use quotation marks where needed in these sentences.
1. I was very interested in the article Our Missing President.
2. I loved the old television program Maverick.
3. Have you read Miniver Cheevy, the short narrative poem?
4. At Christmas time I love to read The Gift of the Magi, a short story by O. Henry.
5. That song playing is Greensleeves, isn’t it?
–For answers scroll down.

Answers:
1. I was very interested in the article “Our Missing President.”
2. I loved the old television program “Maverick.”
3. Have you read “Miniver Cheevy,” the short narrative poem?
4. At Christmas time I love to read “The Gift of the Magi,” a short story by O. Henry.
5. That song playing is “Greensleeves,” isn’t it?

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