Below you will find examples of how to make run-in quotations and block quotations. In the box there is an excerpt from page 9 from the book:
Wells, P. (2000). The horror genre: From Beelzebub to Blair Witch. London: Wallflower.
After that you can see how a student has made a run-in quotation and a block quotation with wordings from the excerpt.
|The horror genre has become increasingly concerned with the relative and fragile nature of existence.|
Text with run-in quotation
Horror films often examine the “relative and fragile nature” of humanity and what it means to exist (Wells, 2000, p. 9).
Text with block quotation
The horror genre is constantly changing to reflect the fears of contemporary society. In modern horror films a commonly occurring theme is how fragile human life is and the question if humanity is going to survive. As Paul Wells puts it:
The horror genre has become increasingly concerned with the relative and fragile nature of existence. (Wells; 2000, p. 9)