Chapter 14. Punctuation (Cont'd...)
14.7 Use of capital letter
- At the beginning of a sentence. There is a house beside the road.
- At the beginning of the reported speech. Ram said, “Honesty is the best policy”.
- At the beginning of all proper nouns and proper adjectives where in they
We went to London.
Sanskrit is the mother of all Indian language.
- At the beginning of every line of poetry.
“Music, when soft voices die,
Vibrates in the memory
Odors, when sweet violets sicken
Live within the sense thy quicken”.
- For personified objects.
“O Cuckoo! shall I call the bird,
or but a wandering voice?”
- At the beginning of all nouns and pronouns referring to God.
O God! it is You Who made us.
- To write the pronoun ‘I’ and interjection ‘O’.
- Often in forms of address in letters. My dear Mother, Dear Sir, Dear Friend.
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