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Dawkins, John. "Teaching Punctuation as a Rhetorical Tool."
CCC 46.4 (1995): 533-548.
Claiming that handbooks problematically teach punctuation as grammatically wrong or right, Dawkins outlines how writers can be taught to use a hierarchy of punctuation marks: ones that mark degrees of separation between independent clauses and thereby fashion and enhance meaning.
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