are typed for input: inside quotes, and with quotes and other funny characters
escaped by backslashes, to show the precise value. The string is enclosed in
double quotes if the string contains a single quote and no double quotes, else
-it's enclosed in single quotes. Once again, the :func:`print` function
-produces the more readable output.
+it's enclosed in single quotes. The :func:`print` function produces a more
+readable output for such input strings.
String literals can span multiple lines in several ways. Continuation lines can
be used, with a backslash as the last character on the line indicating that the