ERIC Number: EJ568503
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Unravelling the Comma Splice (Coming to Terms).
Klinck, Anne L.
English Journal, v87 n3 p96-98 Mar 1998
Argues that the prohibition against the comma splice has no logical basis whatsoever, and offers numerous examples. Maintains that English teachers should relax prohibitions against comma splices, accept that usage is flexible, and allow students a freedom which more confident writers take for granted. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Teaching the Classics: Old Wine, New Bottles.