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Quilt House

The East Campus building that is home to the International Quilt Study Center and Museum.

quotation marks

Composition titles should be in quotation marks. They include: titles of poems, songs, presentations, talks, lectures, music movements, speeches, lectures, television episodes, short stories, chapters in books and articles in magazines.

See also: "composition titles"

Punctuation within quotations: As per AP style, periods and commas always go within quotes. Dashes, semicolons, question marks and exclamation points only go within quotations when they go with the quoted matter. If they go with the sentence as a whole, they should be outside the quotation marks.

He said, "Let’s go to the beach."

"Let’s go to the beach," he said.

"Let’s go to the beach!" he exclaimed.

"I’d like to watch a movie," she said, "but do you really want to watch ‘Eyes Wide Shut’?"

"No, I’d prefer to rent "’Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’" he said.