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What are end marks precisely

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yasser5h | eNotes Newbie

Posted December 22, 2012 at 5:56 PM via iOS

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What are end marks precisely

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sesnal | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Adjunct Educator

Posted December 22, 2012 at 10:42 PM (Answer #1)

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Punctuation is the use of special symbols that are added to writing to separate phrases, to show that something is a quotation or a question, etc. They show how the written language is structured and organized. These symbols are also called “marks” and they include among others: brackets ( ),  question marks ?, hyphens - , semicolons ; , etc. Some of these symbols are used to end a sentence - end marks, also called end stops - and they show the end of a complete thought. They are the period, the question mark and the exclamation mark. The question mark shows the end of a question and the exclamation mark shows strong feeling or surprise.

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