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Query Details


Query Subject:   Acquisition of punctuation
Author:   Jess Shapero
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Syntax

Query:   Hi,

I am researching children's acquisition of (English) punctuation and
would be most grateful if anyone could enlighten me as to any of the
following:-
1) Are there any like-minded souls out there?
2) References concerning the paraphrasing of questions, especially to
subjects who are between 5 and 8 years of age.
3) References about, and examples of, sentences which can be
disambiguated with punctuation.
4) Any interesting uses of punctuation.

Many thanks,

Jess J. Shapero
Post Graduate Research Student,
The University of Birmingham,
England, U.K.
LL Issue: 8.586
Date posted: 25-Apr-1997



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