EXERCISE 20-1 - Answers

EXERCISE 20-1 - Answers - COM 1101 Composition & Rhetoric...

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COM 1101 Dr. J. Parla Palumbo ANSWERS Bedford Handbook EXERCISE 20–1 Run-on sentences Revise any run-on sentences using the method of revision suggested in brackets. Example: Because ^ Orville had been obsessed with his weight as a teenager, he rarely ate anything sweet. [ Restructure the sentence. ] a. The city had one public swimming pool, it stayed packed with children all summer long. [ Restructure the sentence. ] The city had one public swimming pool that stayed packed with children all summer long. b. The building is being renovated, therefore at times we have no heat, water, or electricity. [ Use a comma and a coordinating conjunction. ] The building is being renovated, so at times we have no heat, water, or electricity c. The view was not what the travel agent had described, where were the rolling hills and the shimmering rivers? [ Make two sentences. ] The view was not what the travel agent had described. Where were the rolling hills and the shimmering rivers? d. All those gnarled equations looked like toxic insects, maybe I was going to have to rethink my major.
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2011 for the course COMM 1101 taught by Professor Palumbo during the Spring '11 term at FIT.

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EXERCISE 20-1 - Answers - COM 1101 Composition & Rhetoric...

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