Sally Rooney's books, and many others, don't use quotation marks. What is gained, and lost, when books forgo this punctuation?
"Bang," "screamer, "wonderer": the exclamation mark has gone by many names. The history of this explosive mark is a fascinating one.
The em dash is fabulous, flexible, and at times perplexing. These 6 em dash examples from literature show the multi-use punctuation mark in all its glory.