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How do I do that within the text if I want to add or omit information from a quotation?



A. Add or omit without making changes. If my reader wants to know exactly what a source said, s/he can read the original source.
B. Use parentheses ( ) around the information you add and ellipses (.) for information you omit.
C. Bold the information you add, and insert ellipses (.) for information you omit.
D. Use brackets [ around the information you add and ellipses enclosed in brackets [ for information you omit.

This question is part of MLA Citation Practice Quiz
Asked by Josselin pat, Last updated: Jul 15, 2019

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teresa

Teresa

Answered on Apr 26, 2019

Use brackets[] around the information you add and ellipses enclosed in brackets[...] for your informatiions you omit.

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deon

Deon

Answered on Nov 02, 2017

Use brackets [ around the information you add and ellipses enclosed in brackets [ for information you omit.

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Wyatt Williams

Wyatt Williams

Answered on Oct 20, 2017

Use brackets [ ] around the information you add and ellipses enclosed in brackets [...] for information you omit.
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