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AndHS_Shakespeare in-text citation help: Shakespeare citation

Titles of Shakespearean Plays

When referring to a Shakespearen play in your writing, put the play in italics.
Much Ado About Nothing is a play with many incidents of mistaken identitiy

Examples of Shakespeare In-text Citations

In-text citaiton for Shakespeare
Juliet is thinking about how Romeo might be the man of her dreams.
"O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo?
Deny thy father and refuse thy name.
Or, if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love,
And I’ll no longer be a Capulet" (II.ii.33-36).
Start with a Parenthesis
The Act will be in Capital Roman Numerals followed by a period and no space
The Scene will be in Lowercase Roman Numerals follwed by a period and no space
The Lines will be in Arabic Numerals follwed by a Parenthesis and a period.

another example

One of the most famous quotes from Hamlet that is widely heard today is "To be, or not to be? That is the question" (III.i.57).

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