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Name:Date:Facilitator:School:3.7 The SemicolonDirections: Read the article from The New Yorkertitled “Semicolons; So Tricky.” Using the article, complete the tasks below.1. Link two independent clauses from the article to connect closely related ideas.She is very fond of the semicolon, and has pioneered her own use of it, replacing the comma inthe greeting of the letter.Dear Maja;She likes to think of the semicolon of a comma with a vibrato.2. Combine the two sentences below using a semicolon.In my observation, British writers reach for the semicolon much more often than Americanwriters do; It must have something to do with the educational system.3. The sentence below is incorrectly punctuated. Punctuate the sentence below incorporatingthe use of the semicolon. You will still need some of the commas.

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