Italics

  • Expressed in copy sometimes as underlining
  • Used for titles of books, long poems, plays, periodicals (including newspapers), pamphlets, published speeches, long musical works, movies, television and radio programs, works of visual art, names of ships, aircraft, space-craft and trains, foreign words and phrases that are not part of the English language, words, letters, numbers and phrases names as words (except alma mater--leave plain).

 

  • War and Peace
  • Paradise Lost
  • Hamlet
  • The Toronto Sun
  • the Montreal Gazette
  • Swan Lake
  • Gone with the Wind
  • 60 Minutes
  • the Mona Lisa
  • Apollo XI
  • The scientific name for the brown trout is Salmo trutta.
  • Try pronouncing unique New York 10 times fast.
  • The McMaster Review, but the Review, (not The Review)
  • McMaster Times, but the Times, (not The Times)