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Rules

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Move punctuation outside quotes after in text citation In Text Citations Must Be Within Sentence

"Punctuation marks such as periods, commas, and semicolons should appear after the parenthetical citation. Question marks and exclamation points should appear within the quotation marks if they are a part of the quoted passage but after the parenthetical citation if they are a part of your text" (Prudue OWL).

György Chityil - George
hence Joining Clauses

Conjunctive Adverbs in the middle of the sentence should only join independent clauses, and only with a semi colon before and a comma after:

  • The gods thundered in the heavens; furthermore, the mortals below cowered in fear. 
  • Dr. Wheeler is a grammar tyrant; thus, he requires correct punctuation
György Chityil - George
Move punctuation inside quotes after in text citation In Text Citations Must Be Within Sentence

"Punctuation marks such as periods, commas, and semicolons should appear after the parenthetical citation. Question marks and exclamation points should appear within the quotation marks if they are a part of the quoted passage but after the parenthetical citation if they are a part of your text" (Prudue OWL).

György Chityil - George