Punctuation marks are symbols that are used to indicate the structure and organization of a text. These marks are important in helping the reader to understand the meaning of a text. They can also be used for aesthetic purposes, to create a certain effect or mood. To read Punctuation Marks use in detail you can download the Pdf file.
Punctuation marks can be divided into two main categories:
- End marks: These include the period (.), the question mark (?), and the exclamation point (!).
- Internal marks: These include the comma (,), the semicolon (;), and the colon (:).
Table of Punctuation Marks
|1.||Period (.)||marks the end of a declarative sentence or an abbreviation.|
|2.||Comma (,)||separates clauses or items in a list.|
|3.||Semicolon (;)||separates clauses in a sentence, when a comma is not enough.|
|4.||Colon (:)||introduces a list, explanation, or quotation.|
|5.||Exclamation mark (!)||indicates strong emotion or emphasis.|
|6.||Question mark (?)||indicates a direct question.|
|7.||Apostrophe (‘)||indicates possession, contraction, or omitted letters.|
|8.||Quotation marks (“)||enclose direct speech or title of a work.|
|9.||Hyphen (-)||connects words to form a compound word or indicates a word break at the end of a line.|
|10.||Dash (–)||separates clauses in a sentence, with emphasis on the second clause.|
|11.||Parenthesis (() )||encloses a non-restrictive clause or adds supplementary information.|
|12.||Brackets ([ ])||encloses information added by someone other than the original writer.|
|13.||Ellipsis (…)||indicates omitted words or a trailing off in speech.|
|14.||Slash (/)||separates options or alternatives.|
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