I feel as though English and music aren't 100% comparable. If you were to think about cadences as a form of a punctuation mark, then I believe it would be safe to assume that each cadence can be thought this way:
Authentic: V-I. Very much like a period at the end of a sentence. "...and that's the end."
Plagal Cadence: IV-I. This doesn't sound like a period but more like a comma because 4 typically leads somewhere (although not always).
Half-Cadence: Any chord-V. Could be a form of a question mark as we always raise our pitch when we ask a question.
Deceptive Cadence. V-Any chord. This could easily be a semicolon or an ellipses.
On a personal preference note, I believe that inflections, tone, and accents create punctuation.
Hope this helps~!