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Square brackets [ ] - Easy Learning Grammar

Square brackets are used, usually in books and articles, when supplying words that make a quotation clearer or that comment on it, although they were not originally said or written.
  • Mr Runcie concluded: ‘The novel is at its strongest when describing the dignity of Cambridge [a slave] and the education of Emily [the daughter of an absentee landlord].’

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