How do you put a large quote in an essay?
Long quotations For quotations that are more than four lines of prose or three lines of verse, place quotations in a free-standing block of text and omit quotation marks. Start the quotation on a new line, with the entire quote indented inch from the left margin while maintaining double-spacing.
Is it possible to insert anything into a quotation?
When writers insert or alter words in a direct quotation, square brackets[ ]are placed around the change. The brackets, always used in pairs, enclose words intended to clarify meaning, provide a brief explanation, or to help integrate the quote into the writer’s sentence.
How do you insert a block quote?
BasicsBlock quotations start on their own line.The entire block quotation is indented 0.5 inches, the same as the indentation for a new paragraph, and is double spaced.Block quotations are not surrounded by any quotation marks.The punctuation at the end of the block quotation goes before the citation.