31   Punctuation

As a general rule, punctuation is attached at the highest possible level, with the exception of multi-sentence.

‘Applicants should write their address, name, and telephone number.’

( (IP-IMP (PP (NP (N 希望者))
              (P は))
          (NP-SBJ *)
          (PU 、)
          (PP (NP (CONJP (NP (N 住所)))
                  (PU 、)
                  (CONJP (NP (N 氏名))
                         (PU 、)
                         (CONJ および))
                  (PU 、)
                  (NP (N 電話番号)))
              (P を))
          (NP-OB1 *を*)
          (VB 記入)
          (VB0 し)
          (P て)
          (VB2 下さい)
          (PU 。))
  (ID 882_textbook_kisonihongo))

Also note that when an overt coordinating conjunction follows an IP-ADV, punctuation intervening between the IP-ADV and following coordinating conjunction is allowed.

‘She is a first-class pianist, as well as a fine essayist.’

( (IP-MAT (PP (NP (PRO 彼女))
              (P は))
          (NP-SBJ *)
          (IP-ADV (NP-PRD (PP (NP (N 一流))
                              (P の))
                          (N ピアニスト))
                  (AX で))
          (PU 、)
          (CONJ かつ)
          (NP-PRD (IP-REL (NP-SBJ *T*)
                          (VB 優れ)
                          (AX た))
                  (N 随筆家))
          (AX だ)
          (PU 。))
  (ID 195_textbook_djg_advanced))