This paper focuses on the role of punctuation marks in thematic strategies and tactics formation in modern French fiction. Thematic strategies are the series of tactics, provided by the author’s intentions, leading to the correct interpretation of a particular topic. The tactic is one or several methods that contribute to the implementation of a strategy. Two tactics (methods) in pan-textual field are revealed: tactics of creating character sketches and "the status of memoirs" method. Investigated tactics contribute to the formation of various thematic strategies in literary texts.
Keywords: Thematic Strategy, Tactics, "The Status Of Memoirs", Punctuation Mark, Literary Text.