The Semicolon

The semicolon is a punctuation mark that closely resembles the comma. If you examine its form, you will see that it is made up of a period and a comma, which suggests that it is intended to be stronger than a comma, but not as final as a period. If you think of it as a strong comma, you will be less likely to use it in the wrong place. It has four general uses: It joins independent clauses when … Learn More →