appositives

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Name: Appositives Appositives  are  nouns  (or noun  phrases)  that identify or give more information   about a  noun  or  pronoun  just preceding.  They take several forms: single noun: T he petit Saint-Ouen,  a bread, is named   after a Paris bakery proprietor. phrase (Noun  with adjectives or other  modifiers); The baguette,  the most popular bread  in France,  is a slender  loaf about two feet  long. Appositives have two functions: Restrictive:   tells which specific one of a  group
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Name: The writer and  surgeon   Richard Selzer  read  his latest work at the Iowa Writers'  Workshop. Non-restrictive:  tells more information Richard  Selzer,  an essay writer  and brain  surgeon,  read  his latest work at the Iowa  Writers' Workshop. Examples: At the end  of my first half-hour, Hicks was  a thing of the past,  a fallen hero, a broken  idol,  and  I knew  it and  was glad and  said in 
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2010 for the course UWP 18 taught by Professor Unknown during the Fall '10 term at UC Davis.

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