Thinking about Ellipsis…

Posted: May 21, 2010 in Uncategorized, Writing well vs. writing good.

The Chicago Manual of Style states, “Ellipsis points suggest faltering or fragmented speech accompanied by confusion, insecurity, distress, or uncertainty.”

The Associated Press Stylebook states, “Ellipses also may be used to separate individual items within a paragraph of show business gossip or similar material.”



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