Quotation marks especially are the subconscious’s way of drawing your attention to a specific key phrase in your dream. Make sure to remember this and ponder it. Each word, or the entire phrase, may have significant importance for your present situation or in the days ahead.
Each type of punctuation stresses something slightly different, even as it does in written form.
The period denotes finality and completion, a question mark is uncertainty or inquiry, three dots (ellipses) reflect something that is unfinished or in progress, and an exclamation point indicates surprise or shock.... The Language of Dreams