mispunctuation

mispunctuation

(mɪsˌpʌŋktʃʊˈeɪʃən)
n
incorrect punctuation
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More problematically, an entry for a review by Mike Foster omits the title of the book reviewed (The Children of Hurin), and mispunctuation causes the entry to read as if it were a review of an issue of Mallorn, rather than a review appearing there (397).
For a study of the use of mispunctuation in Renaissance literature as a rhetorical device see Kreuzer (1938) and Van den Berg (1995: [section]11).