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Final Exam Review key F10 - “17’ Exam Information...

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Unformatted text preview: “17’ Exam Information Thursday, December 17 11:15 am——l:45 pm Location TBD WRT 200 Final Exam Review 150 Points This will be an open-book exam: you will be allowed to use Hopper, your notes, and any other print resources you think would be helpful. It would do you well to tab your text and notes for easy access. Part I: Clauses and Sentence Types (30 points) Bracket the clauses in each ofthefollowing sentences. Then identzfl each clause as dependent (DC-S or DC—R) or independent [1C] (2 points per sentence). Then identifl the sentence as simple, compound complex, or compound-complex (I point each). ' ‘ $0 . . . DC’S . LEhe Salinas Rlver wmds and twrsts up the centejéntil it falls at last into Monterey Bay) 11: c ZIT he Santa Lucias stood up against the sky to the west and kept the valley CEO from the open scallandEhey were dark and brooding-j Giggle, EC 3.Ealways found in myself a dread of west and a love of eastj 13C 3%, Q0! 4.Eier head was small and rounflandfit held small round convictions] :Cc DC’S (noun clause!) (XX 5.[She felt that people having a good time were wide open to the devil>j —John Steinbeck, East of'Eden Part II: Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Elements (20 points) Identify whether the underlined element is restrictive (R) or nonrestrictive (NR) (2 points each) and punctuate each sentence accordingly (2 points each). 1. That old farmhouse which belongs to the Gilhoolysj was built in 1790. IQ. 2. Anyone who believes his story is a fool. M 3. Stony Brook at SUNY school is at the mercy ofNew York State bureaucracy. ) 2 Final Exam Review 2 ,2 4. The raccoon that lives in the backyard ransacked our garbage last night. R 5. The students who signed up for three credits of grammar now wonder what on earth they were thinking. Part III: Stylistic Variation (15 points) Rewrite three offimr sentences two different ways each. Each rewritten/revised sentence should employ a different syntactical technique. You may use copyediting marks to revise the sentences, or you may rewrite them. You may attach additional paper if you need. Please make a note if you do so. Example: As greater authors than I have put it: “Let readers imagine” etc. On second thought, I may as well give those imaginations a kick in the pants. Res/carter vary. Part IV: Copyediting: Punctuation and Diction (40 points) Punctuation (20 points): Edit the punctuation in the/allowing passage by adding, changing, or deleting punctuation as necessary. You may add, delete, or change a word or two, but no sentence needs a total rewrite. You may, however, have to capitalize words if you add a period Every sentence contains at least one error. There are approximately ten errors, Every error made or missed counts as one point. Diction (20 points): Revise the word choice in thefollowing passage for conciseness and clarity. Use strong words infavor of modifiers, and eliminate unnecessary words and phrases. You will he scored according to thefollowing rubric. —Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita Rubric for Revising Diction I 20 points: Revisions make the piece clear and concise. Every word has precise meaning. I 16 points: Revisions improve the clarity of the piece, but there may be some questionable word choices. I 12 points: Revisions improve the clarity of the piece, but some words and phrases may be unnecessary. I 8 points: There are some revisions, but there are still many bloated sentences remaining. I 4 points: There are some revisions, but some of which may be inadequate or unclear. I 0 points: There are few or no revisions, which may be incorrect or unclear. 11W, *9 When I was my father was transferre%_and our family moved from western New York State to Raleigh, North Carolina. IBM had relocated a great many Final Exam Review 3 mam Velez/Wei s northerner? and together we Wm ofour new neighbors and their poky/\ ) 01' row! MIA backward way of life. Rumors went—aroundjthat the locals ran stills out of their toolsheds and referred to their house cats as “good eatin’.” Our parents discouraged us from using the titles add/wring “ma’amT’ or “sir” a teacher or shopkeeper. Tobacco was MWm/wwf“ acceptable in the form of a cigarette/\but should any of us play-M with plug or snuff, we / would automatically be disinheritewMountain Dew was forbidderxtnd our speech was / monitored for the slightest hint of a Raleigh accent. Use the word “y’all,” and before you knew it’\ t J you’d find yourself in a haystack French—kissing an underage goat. Along with grits and hush Mi insim‘oul puppie’sK the abbreviated form of you all was a dangerous step on a—see-r-yg-d-a-izleeaed’path leading / straight to the doors of the Baptist church. -~“You Can’t Kill the Rooster,” Me Talk Pretty One Day, David Sedaris Final Exam Review 4 Part V: Sentence Diagrams (60 points) Create‘fullformjfunction diagramsfor each of'thefollowing sentences. Do not use triangle constructions. Use the abbreviations provided on page 283 in Hopper. Write and draw neatly. lf 1 can ’t read it, I can 't grade it. Double check that your/unctions reflect yourforms. You will be awarded up to ten points per diagram based on thoroughness and correctness. See BB/Assignmentsfi)r the diagram rubric. Concepts you may be asked to diagram I Relative clauses I Noun clauses I Adverbial clauses I Coordination I Negation I Passive voice I Auxiliary verbs I Modifiers I Compound nouns I Deterininer phrase I Subject complements, objects, and object complements I Adjectival complements I Adverbial complements I Adverbials within the verb phrase I Noncore phrases (adverbials, pre-adjuncts) I Other fun things prepositions can do, including modifying nouns and being marooned Diagram the following practice sentences: 1. The voters were not persuaded that he is trustworthy. Bobby found where Brittany had been napping. The kid who vandalized the school has been apprehended. It is all fun and games until someone loses an eye. shew») I always found in myself a dread of west and a love of east. Final Review Diagrams 1 1) S WAX MW V Car/\S /\ NP WW I /\ N \{P Y ’3“ The voters were not Bersuaded that he is trustworthy w 53' #65 “(leg 9260 “Q” "‘ jzfia mSc Sufi? memo/We Complemewr of W"? 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