unpunctuated

unpunctuated

(ʌnˈpʌŋktʃʊˌeɪtɪd)
adj
1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (of written text) lacking punctuation
2. (Rhetoric) not punctuated, stressed, or pointed
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It was very tempting to comment on that post; I was thinking something short and sweet, like 'why' - lowercase and unpunctuated for a touch of genteel curiosity.
An excerpt from the unpunctuated notes she took at the time -- scribbled in pencil, "to keep the writing light and erasable" -- captures how corpses were mutilated into instruments of intimidation: "When mere death no longer instills fear in the population the stakes must be raised the people must be made to see that not only will they die but die slowly and brutally."
He gained fame with center-justified, unpunctuated poems that resemble the human body, the language emulating the breathless, panting recovery from almost drowning.
Following his first, seminal gay experience, Ashbery opened his diary and strewed unpunctuated, clipped-short phrases across a page: as Roffman realizes, they were encoded notations "in a form that would render its importance legible and memorable for him" but closed off to others, as well as "John's first original modernist poem," years before modernism found its way to Sodus:
Like the typographical gimmicks that permeate the novel and the unpunctuated sentences that render the LoveWagon's words, the italics, in their formal inconsistency with English typesetting for direct speech, disrupt the illusion of mimesis, despite the cliche they transcribe.
Further critics like Tapan Ghosh discuss other linguistic features such as exclamation marks, use of capital letters, unpunctuated words that often reads like a breathlessly long sentence in Desai (76), thus showing that the critics are conscious of the choice of a different style of writing in these authors.
In translation from classical prose which is unpunctuated, it works for me to break the text down into phrasal pieces and treat them separately to cull the best possible meaning, before putting them together again in a sentence and smoothing out the expression.
But that deliberately unpunctuated final stanza, opening onto the rest of the book, invites us to read the remainder as a search for peace.
Yang Wen, head of What Are You Looking At Shenzhen Technology Co., said he did not think his business would run into trouble, despite having a sentence " albeit an unpunctuated one " in its name.
(Folder 274; Smith, "Early Manuscripts" 280) In this original version, just two sentences in a relatively short, unpunctuated, rapid paragraph separate Nick's initial sight of the trout and his emotional reaction, "Nick's heart tightened" and the line, "He felt all the old thrill." [These excerpts from Folder 274 are quoted in full by Paul Smith ("Early Manuscripts" 280-81; "1924" 45)].
Since the mid-15th century, the Talmud has been published with unpunctuated text in a column in the middle of the page, its commentaries wrapping around it.
Act." (198) Writing for the panel, Judge Easterbrook characterized this provision as "a mess of unpunctuated conjunctions and prepositions," but he invoked purposive implications to add that when construing an ambiguous antiretaliation provision, "we are supposed to resolve the ambiguity in favor of protecting employees." (199)