How to Put a Quote in an Essay (with Examples) - wikiHow
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To prepare students to use quotes and citations later in life, many teachers require their students to cite a certain number of quotations in their essays and term papers. Knowing when to use quotations in your writing and how to use those quotations is important to pass your English and history courses, if you never write an article for a publication in your life.
How to Cite (Quote) In Your Paper
For your first citation, include a signal phrase (the author's name and the title) when you introduce the quotation, and use the page number in parentheses after the quotation. Put the period after the page number in parentheses.