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have terrible punctuation themselves. Yet, they continue to try and correct others. Sometimes, the corrections they make are even false. Human beings also seem to forget that each sentence needs an ending punctuation mark of some sort. Whether the ending mark is a period, question mark, or an exclamation point. Particularly the youth, and young adults of America are guilty of this. Even I can admit to being guilty of this every once in a while. Why do we do this? Even I can’t answer this, but if I...

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Macbeth Act Iv Lines 111-134

points, five colons, two semicolons, nine commas, and five question marks. Firstly, shakespeare utilizes exclamation points, which are only found in Macbeth’s lines to display Macbeth’s surprise in the hallucinations he is witnessing, this surprise then brings Macbeth to question what the witches are showing him, hence the use of question marks. For example, in line 115, Macbeth asks “why do you show me this?” and before his question can be answered, yet another hallucination of a king enters...

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Punctuation: Sentence and Independent Clauses Example

Evans-a noted scientist and educator-spoke at our commencement ceremony. Periods, Question Marks, and Exclamation points Periods, question marks, and exclamation points are considered end punctuation, which means that they should be used at the end of a sentence. Use when… Use a period to end most sentences. Example: Scott enrolled in classes at the university. Use a question mark to end a direct question. Example: Do you think it will rain today? Use an exclamation point to end an emphatic...

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Gun Control: Pros and Cons

semi-colon, or colon. Traditionally, two spaces are required at the end of every sentence whether the sentence ends with a period, a question mark, or an exclamation mark. Although it is not wrong to leave two spaces after a period, it is quite acceptable nowadays to leave only one space after each punctuation. However, NO space should be left in front of a punctuation mark; for example, the following would be incorrect: op . cit . or "Why me ? " For details on how to place tables, illustrations...

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In Praise of the Humble Comma

and languages. In the essay, author provides many examples to show punctuation to us. In paragraph 4, there’s an example I quote is “the hot-blooded Spaniard seems to be revealed in the passion and urgency of his doubled exclamation points and question marks (“¡Caramba! ¿Quién sabe?”), while the impassive chinese traditionally added to his so-called inscrutability by omitting directions from his ideograms.” (Iyer, 1988) Actully it catains two examples in this sentence, spanish and chinese, also this...

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How Does Shakespeare Introduce the Theme of Madness in Hamlet?

waxes desperate with imagination’, meaning his irrational thoughts have led him into a state of recklessness. Hamlet’s second soliloquy is extremely important in conveying the theme of madness in Act 1. Shakespeare has used a lot of question marks, exclamation marks and repetition to display his uncertain and eccentric thoughts. He also speaks of Heaven, God and the ‘globe’, revealing the enormity of his emotions and how his life is now devoted to avenging his father’s death. In Act 1, Scene 5, Line...

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Memories by Trilokesh Mukherjee

yet familiar", this shows that the stories were extraordinary for the children. In lines 10-13, the children (including the poet) are always hungry to hear the story and are never really satisfied with it. The use of dialogue, exclamation marks and question marks, show the reader the excitement of the children listening to the story. In lines 14-17, Grandmother brought their dreams alive with her wonderful storytelling and this suggests again, why this could be their favourite childhood memory with...

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Eat Shoots & Leaves

verb. The way it should have been written is "eats shoots and leaves," which is a verb, noun, and noun. The different punctuation changes the meaning of the phrase. Truss divides the book into a several chapters to emphasize individual punctuations marks, starting with the "tractable apostrophe." The apostrophe was first put into use by the English language in the 16th century. The apostrophe indicates a possessive in a singular noun, as in "The boy's hat." It also indicates time or quantity for example...

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Sufyan Khan

doesn’t add any special punctuation to it to make it sound more bloodcurdling than the average day in ‘Castle Rock’. Furthermore, the punctuation used in this quote, ‘A gust of rage shook Ralph!’ shows how furious Ralph is, by adding an exclamation mark for emphasis. This makes the reader feel the fear of what Ralph might do. In other parts of the chapter, the author creates confusion, which makes the reader think of the multiple directions that a specific part of the chapter can lead to. The author...

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How does poe make us understand that the narrator is mad?

Poe makes us understand that the narrator is mad by making him talk and shout directly at us, by using exclamation marks as his punctuation. When you read what the narrator is saying to you, you can feel the emotion, and hear the speed and volume of his voice. He does this by the use of punctuation, short sentences, and putting some words into capitals; one example of a capital worded sentence is, ‘it was A LOW, DULL, QUICK SOUND – MUCH SUCH A SOUND AS A WATCH MAKES WHEN ENVELOPED IN COTTON.’ The...

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