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Quotation Marks? Prior to computers, people were taught to underline titles of books and plays and to surround chapters, articles, songs, and other shorter works in quotation marks.
However, here is what The Chicago Manual of Style says: When quoted in essay or listed in a bibliography, titles of books, journals, plays, and other freestanding works are italicized; titles of articles, chapters, and other shorter works are set in roman and enclosed in quotation marks.
Note that the and magazine are both capitalized and set off because the name of the magazine is The New York Times Magazine.
Newspapers, which how The Associated Press Stylebook, have their own sets of rules because italics cannot be sent through AP computers. Posted on Wednesday, January 30,at am If you wish to respond to another reader's question or comment, titled click its corresponding "REPLY" button.
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