Punctuation Marks

Punctuation marks assist in showing emotion, help break text into digestible chunks, and play other various roles in writing.

Here are the most common types of punctuation marks:

Name Symbol
apostrophe '
colon :
comma ,
exclamation mark !
ellipsis ...
hyphen/dash -
open parenthesis (
closed parenthesis )
open bracket [
closed bracket ]
Name Symbol
open brace {
closed brace }
period/full stop .
quotation marks "
semicolon ;
ampersand &
at sign @
asterisk *
underscore _