P-6b, P-6c, and P-6d Dashes, Parentheses, and BracketsMultiple ChoiceSome 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 aroundTaiwanwith parentheses.c. Put brackets aroundthe Republic of China.ANS: bREF: The correct answer isb.InThe Norton Field Guide to Writing, see P-6c.<me.asp?page=76>InThe Little Seagull Handbook,see P-6c.<;2. She told me in the strictest confidence that her husband was going overseas—asurprise to no one but her.
a.InThe Norton Field Guide to Writing, see P-6b.<me.asp?page=75>InThe Little Seagull Handbook,see P-6b.<;3. “For a number of years, he (Senator Joe Biden) has advocated dividing Iraq into threestates.”
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