Dramatic Division

– Advertisement – – Dramatic Division: An Analysis of the 3- and 5-act Structure of Dramatic Writing Introduction Research into the difference between 3- and 5-act play structures is very difficult. Few books address this topic directly unless they are dealing with scriptwriting, though I believe it to be a topic of great interest to […]

Essay: Colon End Parenthesis

The Evolution of Punctuation in Western Civilization Punctuation: An Ever Evolving Form of Communication The word “punctuation” comes from the Latin punctus, meaning “point.” Indeed, punctuation marks were originally called “points” (Partridge 3). Therefore, “punctuation” means “the use of points” (Reimer par 2). Malcolm Beckwith Parkes wrote in his authoritative work Pause and Effect that “punctuation […]

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