Commas for quoted word in middle of a sentence.


Do we need to use commas to offset a quoted word in the middle of a sentence? For instance, if a speaker is saying, "I will never cry 'Mercy' to anyone!" should the word Mercy be offset by commas? Should it even be capitalized?



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The usual expression is "I'll never beg for mercy" but if you wish to include a one-word exclamation, then a capital would be appropriate in quotation marks (as in "Mercy!") but without commas.

link answered Jun 29 '13 at 11:04 Michael Cranfield Expert

Ok. Thank you!

LeikelaJun 29 '13 at 20:33

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