Quote, Displayed

Extract or extended quoted passage from another work, usually made typographically distinct from surrounding text.


Best Practice: Use this element for epigraphs, as well as for block quotes and extracts within text.


Content Model

<!ELEMENT  disp-quote   %disp-quote-model;                           >

Expanded Content Model

(label?, title?, (address | alternatives | answer | answer-set | array | boxed-text | chem-struct-wrap | code | explanation | fig | fig-group | graphic | media | name-address-wrap | preformat | question | question-wrap | question-wrap-group | supplementary-material | table-wrap | table-wrap-group | disp-formula | disp-formula-group | def-list | list | tex-math | mml:math | p | related-article | related-object | ack | disp-quote | speech | statement | verse-group | x)*, (sec)*, (attrib | permissions)*)


This element may be contained in:

Example 1

<p>During article conversion, any items that are recognized
as math are translated into Te&chi;. This would include any
expression tagged specifically as a &ldquo;formula&rdquo; or
&ldquo;display formula,&rdquo; as well as any free-standing
expression that cannot be represented in HTML. These
expressions include radicals, fractions, and anything with
an overbar (other than accented characters). For example:
<p>&ldquo;<italic>x</italic> + <italic>y</italic> =
2<italic>z</italic>&rdquo; would not be recognized as a
math expression, but &ldquo;&lt;formula&gt;<italic>x</italic>
+ <italic>y</italic> = 2<italic>z</italic>&lt;/formula&gt;&rdquo;
would be.</p>

Example 2

<preformat>... who would fardels bear,
To grunt and sweat under a weary life,
But that the dread of something after death,
The undiscover&rsquo;d country from whose bourn
No traveller returns, puzzles the will
And makes us rather bear those ills we have
Than fly to others that we know not of?</preformat>
<attrib>William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act III,
Scene IV</attrib>
<p>Shakespeare well understood the underpinning of
our society&rsquo;s tenacious need to cling to life:
the fear of death, the fear of the unknown.  Yes, we
acknowledge death is part of nature&rsquo;s cycle,
but even as we do so, we struggle ...</p>