The UVic Writer's Guide
Marking Symbols, Or
What Do All Those Comments Really Mean?
No one enjoys getting back a paper which has been covered in red
ink. However, once you have recovered from the shock of seeing
your deathless prose mutilated, you will probably find that the
comments the instructor has made are useful. The following are
terms which professors often write on exams to indicate errors.
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Copyright, Department of English The University of Victoria, 1995
This page updated Sept. 24, 1995