How to make a quote sandwich - Wheeler Web

How to make a quote sandwich - Wheeler Web

How to make a quote sandwich A quote sandwich has 3 main parts 1. 2. 3. Context Quote Analysis An example of a quote sandwich

When Davy shoots the goose, Reuben describes his brothers expression as, on his face is nothing at all but the knowledge that the goose is his (Enger 16). This scene, and Reubens description of it, foreshadows the scene where, with equal calmness and confidence, Davy shoots and kills Tommy Basca and Israel Finch. Etc. 1. Context

Where in the story the quote is from Which character said or thought it What is happening at that moment Example: When Davy shoots the goose, Reuben describes his brothers expression as, on his face is nothing at all but the knowledge that the goose is his (Enger 16). This scene, and Reubens description of it, foreshadows the scene where, with equal calmness and confidence, Davy shoots and kills Tommy Basca and Israel Finch. Etc.

2. Quote Should not be too long Should not merely state a fact Must be punctuated correctly Must be followed by the correct citation Example: When Davy shoots the goose, Reuben describes his brothers expression as, on his face is nothing at all but the knowledge that the goose is his (Enger 16). This scene, and Reubens description of it, foreshadows the scene where, with equal calmness and confidence, Davy shoots and kills Tommy Basca

and Israel Finch. Etc. 2.5 Punctuating the quote Mrs. Arcaro said, the quote will start with a lower case letter if you lead into it (Arcaro 4). The author and page number will be in parenthesis after the quote. The period goes after the parenthesis.

3. Analysis Your interpretation Explain how it proves your point Describe what the quote reveals Example: When Davy shoots the goose, Reuben describes his brothers expression as, on his face is nothing at all but the knowledge that the goose is his (Enger 16). This scene, and Reubens description of it, foreshadows the scene where, with equal calmness and confidence, Davy shoots and kills Tommy Basca

and Israel Finch. Etc. Quote Sandwichmmmdelicious! Context Quote Analysis When Davy shoots the goose, Reuben describes his brothers expression as, on his face is nothing at all but the knowledge

that the goose is his (Enger 16). This scene, and Reubens description of it, foreshadows the scene where, with equal calmness and confidence, Davy shoots and kills Tommy Basca and Israel Finch. Etc. Some notes This example was a very simple version of a

quote sandwich. The context, quote, and analysis can, and often will be, more than one sentence each. The main purpose of quoting is to support your analysis.

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