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Chapter 6 - Parentheses

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Introduction

Parentheses, like commas and dashes, may be used to set off amplifying, explanatory, or digressive elements. If the parenthetical elements bear a close logical relationship to the rest of the sentence, use commas. If the logical relationship is more remote, use dashes or parentheses.

 

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