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Difference between Italicizing and quotation marks for Titles? Please explain

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  1. anonymous
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    Will give medal

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    Italics and quotation marks are used for titles of books, plays and other works of art. italics and quotation marks are used to set the title apart from the text surrounding it. For example, if you were writing a sentence that explained "I read The Cat in the Hat" it wouldn't necessarily be clear exactly what the title was, or even that there was a title at all. As such, italics and quotation marks are used to offset the title and to make it stand out from the rest of the text. A sentence reading: I read The Cat in the Hat or I read "The Cat in the Hat" is suddenly a lot more clear. We know now what you read. However, which should you use? Should you set off a title with italics or should you set it off with quotation marks? The rules for titles using italics and quotation marks can answer that question for you Italics are used in the titles of Books Full-length plays Long poems Music albums Anything that has sections, like anthologies or collections Newspapers Magazines Movies Television and radio shows Ships (With ships and other craft, the USS or the HMS is not italicized.) Airplanes Spacecrafts Trains Some scientific names Court cases Works of art Musical works like operas and musicals Computer and video games Quotation marks enclose the titles of: Short works Sections of long works including chapters, articles, songs, short stories, essays, poems, short films, and any other time a long work is included in an anthology or collection Technically, television shows and movies are to be italicized because individual scenes or episodes would be put in quotation marks. However, many times these titles are put in quotation marks and you will find this done quite often, especially in reviews. Hope this helps!

  3. anonymous
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    @ShirouxGhoul Thank you so much! This helped a lot. Now I understand it clearly.

  4. anonymous
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    :D No problem, glad I could help!

  5. BishopPatton
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    all you did was copy it @ShirouxGhoul

  6. anonymous
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    Hurray! 90% on my tesy @ShirouxGhoul :D

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    oops i meant *test

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