Formating Block Quotations
- Chicago/ Turabian
Longer quotations are formatted as block quotes. Block quotes are continuously indented from the left margin the same distance as a paragraph indent. They are required with longer quotations, although what constitutes longer varies widely.
- MLA When the quotation runs to more than four lines in your paper
- APA Quotation of more than 40 words in a free-standing block of typewritten lines and omit the quotation marks
- Chicago Quotes of a hundred words or more--or at least eight lines--are set off as a block quotation .
- Turabian Quotation of two or more sentences that runs to eight or more lines of text in a paper should be set off from the text in single-spacing and indented in its entirety . . . From the left margin
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