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Writers use punctuation marks to help readers interpret the structure of the sentences that lie on the page. Each mark has at least one purpose, and some have several, but no mark is used without a good reason. This chapter will help you understand when to use these marks:

  • capital letters
  • periods
  • question marks
  • exclamation points
  • commas
  • colons
  • semicolons
  • quotation marks
  • parentheses
Pages to be developed for this chapter:

1 Your writing
2 Capital letters
3 End marks
4 Inner marks
5 Sentence combining marks
6 Review and practice
7 Playing with structure
8 Return to your writing
9 Mastery Test

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