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hello grammarians hello page I'd even so today we're going to be talking about quotation marks what are they and what do they do Paige Finch we use quotation marks to indicate when someone is speaking right so if we're writing dialogue we can say I like strawberry jam said lady Buffington so that's one use of quotation marks which is two to quote direct dialogue or to quote from a broader work we can also use quotation marks for the titles of things so Paige if you remember you can use underlines or italics to indicate the title of something big like like a book of poetry or an album of songs or a movie or a television show yeah so Paige for instance one of my favorite albums is gentle giants 1975 album free hand okay but that's with italics with italics or an underlined in this case since I'm writing it by hand but track two on that record is calm on reflection okay so we put quotes around each individual song on the album right so this is this is the album and this is a single song on it page let's say you and Jake wrote a book of bread poetry okay yes right that is something I would do and he called it the yeast I can do that is it great title thank you right so underline it to indicate that that's the full title so this is the book and then this book is made up of individual poems so let's say you wrote a poem in the book called why do you love me sure why not so that's in quotes and that indicates that this is a single work or a single poem okay also let me know when that book is coming out because I'll buy your book of poetry so it's not just songs and poems right but it's also magazine and newspaper articles TV episodes really it's anything that is smaller than a larger work right it's something like inside of a of a larger thing like a collection or right yeah an album so you know like if if you were writing for a magazine or a newspaper that newspapers title you know the Khan Academy times would be either italicized or underlined hmm but an article that you wrote for it you know would would be in quotes I think that about does it for a quotation marks page yeah David yeah I think I thought of a read poetry book name okay what is it loaves of grass yep yep yep that's pretty good okay all right putting it in there that's quotation marks you can learn anything David out page out low the grass