Why aren't Maybe sentences questioned marked?

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Why aren't Maybe sentences questioned marked?

Postby The Golden Turd » Sun Jan 01, 2017 9:15 pm

Maybe sentences that start with a question should end in a question mark, or maybe they shouldn't?

Maybe I am a bowl of soup, maybe I'm not.

Is it the word shouldn't that makes the first sentence a question? Both have the sane beckoning to question via indeterminacy, that implies a need to positively answer, even if sarcastic. You can answer if I'm a bowl of soup or not, even though a question mark isn't presented at the end, and it looks correct just leaving a period.

Maybe. Maybe not?
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