Authors/Contributors

Gwen G. Robinson

Document Type

Article

Date

Fall 1990

Embargo Period

3-31-2011

Keywords

punctuation, grammar, syntax, vernacular, English language, Latin

Language

English

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | English Language and Literature | Philosophy of Language

Description/Abstract

This, the fifth in a series on the history and ambitions of punctuation, describes the first vigorous manifestation of logical pointing. In an enlightened atmosphere of book reading and language consciousness, it was discerned that the shapes of sentences and their working parts were better delineated when punctuated syntactically.

Additional Information

Part Five of a series. Part One can be found in The Courier 23.2 (1988); Part Two can be found in The Courier 24.1 (1989); Part Three can be found in The Courier 24.2 (1989); Part Four can be found in The Courier 25.1 (1990).

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