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August 9, 2019
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I've a question about where one should place an abbreviation that is inside brackets. I have students handwriting their text response essays and I have told them that when they reference the text title they are to enclose the title with single quotation marks. One of the titles is a little long so I have said they can abbreviate the title after they firstly introduce the whole name, and the abbreviation in brackets. One student asked if the abbreviation enclosed by brackets needs to sit inside the single quotation marks and I'm not sure.
a) The film 'Made in Dagenham' (MID) portrays the fight for equal pay in 1960s England.b) The film 'Made in Dagenham (MID)' portrays the fight for equal pay in 1960s England.
Do you know which of the above sentences are correct?
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