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Unformatted text preview: 2. Choose one of the three common sentence faults and explain what it is. (p. 149) Fragments occur when a phrase or dependent clause is punctuated as if it were a sentence. Run-ons occur when two or more independent clauses are placed in the same sentence without being properly joined with punctuation or a coordinating conjunction. Comma splices occur when independent clauses are joined by only a comma. 3. Guffey mentions three plans for developing paragraphs: direct, pivoting, and indirect. If your purpose is to compare and contrast two possible plans to follow, which development plan should you probably choose? Why? (p. 153) A pivoting paragraph starts with sentences about contrasting ideas before the topic sentence and supporting sentences follow, so that plan best supports comparing and contrasting. Signature _______________________________________ Printed Name ____________________________________...
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2011 for the course BA 324 taught by Professor Donnellan during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.
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