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Hello There , I recently join this form. I have very weak english please help me out

My first question is about Quotation marks and comma inbetween them.
Would u please correct me on the following sentences ?

1- Her short story, "The Last Day of Spring", won first prize.
2- "Some laws," he intoned, "are made to be broken."
3- "Put those books on the shelves, she said, Or we'll never be able to locate them again."
4- The title of the first chapter in the new science book is "Introduction to the Planet Earth".
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In American usage, a final comma or period always precedes a closing quotation mark, so your sentences would look like these:

1- Her short story, "The Last Day of Spring," won first prize.

2- "Some laws," he intoned, "are made to be broken." -- OK
3- "Put those books on the shelves," she said, "or we'll never be able to locate them again."
4- The title of the first chapter in the new science book is "Introduction to the Planet Earth."

I must admit, though, that I do not adhere to the rule, and would put the commas and periods outside if they did not apply to the material within the quotes.
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Because as he said, in American style guides, even though it is not always logical, the comma and period ALWAYS go inside the quotes. Always.
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Thanks Mister Micawber!
Tell me why we would place comma inside in 1st sentence?
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