Q. What is a block quotation?
Quotations more than 40 words are generally called block quotations. Some writing styles have formatting rules unique to block quotations. Strayer Writing Standards (SWS) does not recommend the use of block quotations. Instead, we recommend that you paraphrase the material by putting it into your own words and then including a citation to share where you found the idea.
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Our Library FAQs provide short answers to common questions to save you time. Each frequently asked question (FAQ) has a concise written answer and often an image or brief video. Many FAQs direct you to other pages of our library website, such as the following: