The prayers they are, from the point of view of the grammar , expressions composed of one or more terms that have complete meaning. When they are written down, the sentences are recognized from the inclusion of a period in their end. Exclamative or exclamatory , on the other hand, is a adjective which refers to what is linked to a exclamation (a phrase that conveys certain emotions).
Among the numerous classifications of sentences, are the exclamation sentences , which are those that are used to express some mood. It is possible to recognize these sentences by the intonation of the speaker or, in the texts, by the inclusion of exclamation marks (“¡” and “!” ).
For example: "I am very happy to be here!", "It is very cold!", "The tank is on fire!", "Get out of this house right now!".
Exclamation may be aimed at transmitting different emotions. If anyone comments "Look, there is a whale next to the ship!", will have appealed to an exclamatory sentence to indicate its surprise by the presence of a cetacean.
"Falcao great goal!", instead, it is an exclamatory sentence that conveys the happiness What does the speaker feel for a goal converted by the Colombian soccer player Radamel Falcao García . The exclamatory sentence can also express go to : "Say something like that again and I hit you!".
Sometimes, especially in oral language, it is difficult to distinguish between an exclamatory sentence and a interrogative sentence or other type. A person You can exclaim and, at the same time, ask another: "Is it four in the afternoon ?!".
New media and exclamatory sentences
We are currently very accustomed to written communication due to the possibilities offered by the Internet . It is common to have talks with friends or people who are not within our circle of acquaintances, through social networks and other chat services. This can be extremely beneficial for relationships because it allows us to establish a close and immediate dialogue with people who are very far from where we are. However, it also has some drawbacks.
One of the complications of this type of dialogue is that after a quick writing many people eliminate the signs of their questions and this can cause misunderstandings that can lead to an offense or some major complication. Some people, on the other hand, instead of eliminating punctuation, omit the first, in the case of exclamation and question marks, using the English way of using these signs. That is, instead of writing How are you ?, write How are you?
In the last correction of the Dictionary of the Royal Spanish Academy there was extensive talk about the use of certain expressions and there were room for new terms that are traced from other cultures. However, the requirements around use of exclamation marks remains the same . Will the day come when the use of a single sign is accepted at the end of the sentences?
Either way; because we never know what ports the language It is very important that we learn to take responsibility for our words and that we understand once and for all that the proper use of punctuation marks, among which are the question and exclamation marks, is essential to ensure a smooth communication, Direct and correct. Learning to use exclamation marks correctly will certainly allow us to express surprise or emotion without having to explain what our feelings are , because for that there are these great allies of written language. So, remember, if we want to express surprise, admiration or happiness, nothing like enclosing our phrase between exclamation marks for a good interpretation of the message.