Readers with different understandings have long applied punctuation to manuscripts to clarify meaning. Broadly interpreted, all texts are punctuation poems. … Read the post punctuation poems pervasive: readers shape meanings of texts!!
The punctuation poem in the early English comedy Ralph Roister Doister shows that love encompasses and trumps hate with different punctuation. … Read the post LOVE TRUMPS HATE: Dame Custance triumphs over Ralph Roister Doister
In Middle English punctuation poems, textual lines typically represent the dominant social order – praising law and women. Enjambment is subversive. … Read the post punctuation poems subtly subvert dominant social order with lineation
Ancient readers, taught through recitation and oral instruction, learned how to read scriptio continua correctly. Today, punctuation saves lives. … Read the post advances in philology: punctuation saves lives