Punctuation marks are signs. We use them in sentences to make the meaning clear or structural portions of writing. They are a standardized simbols such as comma, period, question mark, exclamation point, semicolon, apostrophe, quotation marks, colon, dash, italic, parentheses, brackets and hypen.
Knowing a few simple rules and following a set of guidelines can make a writing experience, in any situation, easier to manage. The rules for all these forms of grammar have evolved over hundreds of years of use.
The most common punctuation symbols are shown in the following table: