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OCR English AS F662: What counts as a quote?

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    I'm doing my coursework and I'm trying to count my quotes for word count. However if you use a quote and reuse a specific word again from that quote, does that count as another word for quote count?
    E.g. "English confuses me" and I explained or reused the word "confuses" either as a reoccuring theme or connotations etc. Would I recount "confuses" again as I re used it?

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    On the OCR specification, it clearly states that quotes are not included in the word count.

    http://www.ocr.org.uk/download/sm/oc...it_f662_cg.pdf

    Look at page 23, sub-heading Quotations.

    Hope this helps!
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    (Original post by Pindaaa)
    On the OCR specification, it clearly states that quotes are not included in the word count.

    http://www.ocr.org.uk/download/sm/oc...it_f662_cg.pdf

    Look at page 23, sub-heading Quotations.

    Hope this helps!
    Presumably why the question is being asked? As whether or not they're included is a separate question to what a quote is.

    I've no experience of OCR exams but it would seem very strange if reuse of the word was counted as a quote.
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    (Original post by Norton1)
    Presumably why the question is being asked? As whether or not they're included is a separate question to what a quote is.

    I've no experience of OCR exams but it would seem very strange if reuse of the word was counted as a quote.
    Basically, anything that is taken directly from the novel/play/text/poem should be quoted. So if the OP did reuse confuses, he/she would have to show that it has been quoted.

    But the OP was asking whether they would have to recount the word, and that is why I mentioned that quotes are not included into the word count as quotes are not counted anyway.
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    (Original post by Pindaaa)
    Basically, anything that is taken directly from the novel/play/text/poem should be quoted. So if the OP did reuse confuses, he/she would have to show that it has been quoted.

    But the OP was asking whether they would have to recount the word, and that is why I mentioned that quotes are not included into the word count as quotes are not counted anyway.
    Thanks, I will count it as a quote. Since I frequently use this particular word from the quote to answer the coursework question.
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    Can I count characters' names and the author's name as quotes?
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    (Original post by JEFFERSON)
    Can I count characters' names and the author's name as quotes?
    I haven't as names aren't specific quote from the text. However you could ask your teacher just to make sure.

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