String is the head of a character string "
Strings can contain any sequence of ordinary or special characters.
_String can be used as a pattern that represents a string.
String is used as a tag to indicate strings in Read, terminated by RecordSeparators characters.
In InputForm, special characters in strings are given as \[
] or \:
Except when they are enclosed between \< and \>, newlines and any tabs which follow them are ignored when strings are input.
See the Mathematica book: Section 2.7.1.
See also: ToExpression, ToString, SyntaxQ, Characters.
Text that is delimited by quotes has the head String.
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