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Cumulative vs periodic warm-up

Cumulative vs periodic warm-up - Cumulative(Loose Sentences...

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Cumulative (Loose) Sentences vs. Periodic Sentences A. Periodic sentence - begins with several various details (phrases) and ends with a main point . Example: “Through it all, the hangman was kept busy stringing up rows of criminals, traitors, and innocents alike-all of this struggle in the name of protecting the French aristocracy” (Dickens 29). B. Cumulative or loose sentence- begins with a main idea and then has various details that accumulate. Example: “It was a the best of times, it was the worst of times; It was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness; it was a time of belief, it was a time of disbelief, it was a season of light, it was a season of darkness…” (Dickens 29). Practice: Label the following sentences either - A. Periodic B. Cumulative (Loose) 1. One of his eyes resembled that of a vulture-a pale blue eye-with a gross film over it. ______ 2. In fact, as they came down the long walk from their home to where the Wright automobile was parked, George leaned towards his wife, and leaned towards her ear saying: “Rain, please go away!”
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