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04/04/2021

Should song titles be italicized?

Should song titles be italicized?

The rules for quotation marks around titles vary depending on which style guide you follow. In general, you should italicize the titles of long works, like books, movies, or record albums. Use quotation marks for the titles of shorter pieces of work: poems, articles, book chapters, songs, T.V. episodes, etc.

How do you write song titles in a sentence?

Generally and grammatically speaking, put titles of shorter works in quotation marks but italicize titles of longer works. (For example, put a “song title” in quotation marks but italicize the title of the CD it appears on.)

What letters do you capitalize in a title?

The rules are fairly standard for title case: Capitalize the first and the last word. Capitalize nouns, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, and subordinate conjunctions. Lowercase articles (a, an, the), coordinating conjunctions, and prepositions.

Are song titles proper nouns?

We capitalize proper nouns, including persons’ names, specific places, company names, and brands; titles of books, movies, songs, or other works; and names of religions, months, days of the weeks, and holidays.