Intro to Literary Study (2005)

14 Mar 2005
Truss, Eats, Shoots & Leaves 2


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Wanted: Serial Commas
Excerpt: Lynne Truss mentions the infamous "Oxford comma" in her book, Eats, Shoots & Leaves, a mark of the English language which I have always cherished. Unfortunately, it seems to me like few of the people I know share my love...
Weblog: Below Zero
Tracked: March 9, 2005 10:39 PM
Apostrophes and commas
Excerpt: The past two sections of Eats, Shoots & Leaves have really opened my eyes to the importance of two frequently used punctuation marks: the apostrophe and the comma. I never really had much of a problem when it came to...
Weblog: She Never Could Decide
Tracked: March 10, 2005 03:33 PM
It's Really Not That Hard People
Excerpt: I love how Truss can take an apostrophe and a comma and turn it into a humorous, interesting, and surprisingly long section of a book. The section on “its” vs. “it’s” definitely hit a cord with me. Last year I...
Weblog: Special K
Tracked: March 14, 2005 10:40 AM
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