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SOURCE:   Philology. Theory & Practice. Tambov: Gramota, 2013. № 3. Part 1. P. 27-29.
SCIENTIFIC AREA: Philological Sciences
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Bilyalova Al'bina Anvarovna
Kazan’ (Volga Region) Federal University in Naberezhnye Chelny

Abstract. The author considers the problem of optionality in the sphere of the English punctuation, shows that the logical-communicative nature of punctuation system in the English language conditions the optional use of punctuation in the English sentence, and presents the examples in which the optional use of a comma is most pronounced.
Key words and phrases: английская пунктуационная система, факультативность, пунктуационные знаки, факультативное употребление запятой, English punctuation system, optionality, punctuation marks, optional use of comma.
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