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    Punctuation in English Parkes (1992), in his invaluable study of the history of punctuation, states: "Punctuation was developed by stages which coincided with changing patterns of literacy, whereby new generations of readers in different historical situations imposed new demands on the written medium itself' (p. 2). Punctuation is not a static model and even if we confine the discussion to early modern and modern English, it has changed quite considerably across time (Numberg, 1999). The

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    could act as a theme, or bring with it much significance to the story. I always look at the opening of a story as a whole paragraph, thus overlooking the significance of the opening sentence. In the story, “The Escape” by Millie Murray, the use of punctuation is very important as it adds ‘emotions’ to the characters and readers alike. The exclamation marks used showed extreme anger as two were used. The readers are suddenly plunged into the angry and abusive world of Millie. We are like the children

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    Semicolon Worksheet

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    can be used in listing. __________________________________________________________________ Write a sentence containing a semicolon and conjunctive adverb. __________________________________________________________________ Add the correct punctuation: She was getting old the wrinkles increasing daily I had two breakfasts; however I still want more food She calls it love I call it friendship We

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    is introduced to the Herald as a very sympathetic character because of the way he is describing how proud and happy he is: “I’m home at last./Never dreamed I’d die in Greece.” This, in effect shows the audience how he is a passionate character. Punctuation, especially exclamation points i... ... middle of paper ... ...exclamation marks are used significantly throughout this passage. For example, in line 518 the Herald says, “and the high altars. Gone!” This exclamation point adds emphasize to

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    The Implicit Intimacy of Dickinson's Dashes

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    contend that readers can penetrate the double mystery of Emily DickinsonÂ’s reclusive life and lyrically dense poetry by enjoying a sense of intimacy not dependent upon the content of her poems. The source of this intimacy lies in her remarkable punctuation. DickinsonÂ’s unconventionally-positioned dashes form disjunctures and connections in the readerÂ’s understanding that create the impression of following Dickinson through the creative process towards intimacy with the poet herself. This implicit

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    Haley

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    Haley Diaz is a first grader who created a journal consisting of seven journal entries. In those seven journal entries, one can witness her weakness and her strengths page by page of her journal. Through Haley’s journal one will witness her convention, the information she is trying to communicate, the skills she has mastered when writing, and the way she approaches each journal entry. As a result of each journal entry, one can witness her improvement in her penmanship, organization, and conventions

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    over the stuff you wrote, noticing things that you never realized you had even thought. I am not one that gets writers block very easily, but when it comes to punctuation, it causes me to screech to a stop. I have always had a hard time with fragments and punctuation. I remember my mom sitting by my desk going over the rules of punctuation mark over and over again. But for some reason it never seemed to click with me as well, as

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    not a specific reference to Bloody Sunday, Ciaran Carson's "Belfast Confetti" conjures up images strikingly similar to the one's I read about years earlier. What makes Carson's analysis of this familiar situation so unique, is his direct use of punctuation as part of the language rather than directions telling the reader when and where to separate words. He incorporates it into his fast-paced, detailed poem allowing us to see into his thought process. ...

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    STRUCTURE 6 2.1.1. Statements 6 2.1.2. Questions 8 2.2. VOCABULARY 9 2.2.1. Symbols 9 2.2.2. Abbreviations and Acronyms 10 2.2.3. Emotes 12 2.2.4. Spoken Inarticulations 12 2.2.5. Word Formation 13 2.3. SPELLING AND PUNCTUATION 13 2.3.1. Spelling 13 2.3.2. Punctuation 15 3. GENDER DIFFERENCES IN LANGUAGE USAGE IN INFORMAL E-MAIL MESSAGES 17 4. CONCLUSIONS 21 5. BIBLIOGRAPHY 22 1. INTRODUCTION Computer mediated communication is a relatively new usage of language, and has a great potential

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    Love Poem

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    The work “love poem” is a wonderfully short poem by Linda Pastan that focuses on how brief a relationship can be, and that one should appreciate every moment while they’re living it. The relationship described is one that is overwhelming, but with a strong connection between the two lovers that are in it. The lovers have many obstacles to overcome, and do, but eventually the relationship comes to an end. Pastan uses language and formatting, as well as symbols, characterization, and imagery to describe

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