118 pages | 20 B/W Illus.
Punctuation Revisited is an advanced, comprehensive guide to the importance of punctuation in conveying meaning and augmenting the power of a message.
Richard Kallan provides guidance on how to accurately structure words in a manner that enhances their readability and rhetorical appeal. It discusses in fine detail not just when and how to employ specific punctuation marks, but the rationale behind them. The text also notes when the major academic style manuals differ in their punctuation advice. These unique features are designed to benefit beginning, intermediate, and advanced students of standard punctuation practice.
This book is a wonderful resource for students of composition and writing, an essential read for writing center tutors and faculty, as well as the perfect addition to anyone’s professional library.
CHAPTER I: PERIODS, QUESTION MARKS, AND EXCLAMATION POINTS
CHAPTER 2: COMMAS
CHAPTER 3: SEMICOLONS
CHAPTER 4: COLONS AND DASHES
CHAPTER 5: APOSTROPHES
CHAPTER 6: DOUBLE AND SINGLE QUOTATION MARKS
CHAPTER 7: ELLIPSES AND SLASHES
CHAPTER 8: PARENTHESES AND BRACKETS