# Parentheses

### COLONS, DASHES, HYPHENS, AND PARENTHESES

COLONS, DASHES, HYPHENS, AND **PARENTHESES** 1. A colon (:) is used at the end of a complete thought to introduce a list, an explanation, or a formal quotation.

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### Parentheses, Brackets, and Ellipses

800-621-1008 • www.voyagesinenglish.com **Parentheses**, Brackets, and Ellipses Consider using with Voyages in English 2011 Grade 6-Chapter 8, Lesson 3 and Writer's Workshop Teach Tell students that **parentheses**, brackets, and ellipses are used in special circumstances in their writing.

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### Hyphens, Dashes, and Parentheses (Rules 14 h -n)

Elements of Literature Punctuation 139 Exercise A Proofread each of the following sentences for the correct use of hyphens. Circle each word that has a hyphenation error, and write the word correctly on the line provided.

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### The Dash, Parentheses, the Slash

33.1 USING THE DASH 1. Use a dash to introduce a word, phrase, or clause that summarizes or restates what comes just before: Terns, geese, and warblers—all migratory birds—fly hundreds of miles

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### Parentheses vs. Brackets

The College of Saint Rose Writing Center, 2008 **Parentheses**: In a paper, use **parentheses** to indicate information that is supplementary. The additional information can add explanations, examples, or details to the text.

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### Parentheses

**Parentheses** The information presented in this handout has been adapted from Writing Talk: Sentences and Paragraph with Readings by Anthony C. Winkler and Jo Ray McCuen-Metherell and from The Blair Handbook, 4 th edition, Editors Toby Fulwiler and Alan R. Hayakawa.

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### 29. Parentheses, Catalan Numbers and Ruin

1 29. **Parentheses**, Catalan Numbers and Ruin 1. Introduction A sequence of zeroes and ones can represent a message, a sequence of data in a computer or in digital communications, but it also can represent all sorts of mathematical or real world objects.

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### Dashes, Parentheses, and Other Punctuation Marks

863 55 Dashes, **Parentheses**, and Other Punctuation Marks Like commas, dashes and **parentheses** are used to set off information within a sentence. Dashes emphasize and **parentheses** deemphasize the set-off material. Our neighbors have taken up bird-watching, an ideal pastime for nature-starved ...

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### Hyphens, Dashes, Parentheses, Brackets, and Ellipsis Points

Level Gold Copyright © by William H. Sadlier, Inc. Permission to duplicate classroom quantities granted to users of Grammar for Writing. Hyphens, Dashes, **Parentheses**, Brackets, and Ellipsis Points E xErcisE 1 revising with **Parentheses**, Dashes, and Brackets For each item, write one revised ...

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### Hyphens, Dashes, Parentheses, and Brackets ExErcisE 1 ...

NAME Level Green Copyright © by William H. Sadlier, Inc. Permission to duplicate classroom quantities granted to users of Grammar for Writing. Lesson 11.14.7 pp. 271-272 Hyphens, Dashes, **Parentheses**, and Brackets E xErcisE 1 revising with **Parentheses** and Brackets For each item, write a revised ...

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