dashes_parenthesis_brackets.docx - 1 P-6b P-6c and P-6d Dashes Parentheses and Brackets Multiple Choice Some of the following sentences have errors

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P-6b, P-6c, and P-6d Dashes, Parentheses, and Brackets Multiple Choice Some of the following sentences have errors involving dashes, parentheses, or brackets. Select the correct instruction. 1. Besides celebrating January 1 as New Year’s Day, the Republic of China—Taiwan— celebrates that day as its founding. a. Leave as is. b. Replace the dashes around Taiwan with parentheses. c. Put brackets around the Republic of China. ANS: b REF: The correct answer is b. In The Norton Field Guide to Writing , see P-6c. < me.asp?page=76> In The Little Seagull Handbook , see P-6c. <; 2. She told me in the strictest confidence that her husband was going overseas—a surprise to no one but her.
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a. In The Norton Field Guide to Writing , see P-6b. < me.asp?page=75> In The Little Seagull Handbook , see P-6b. <; 3. “For a number of years, he (Senator Joe Biden) has advocated dividing Iraq into three states.”
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