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English 2112 - English 2112 Dr Schille Grammar issues 1 Comma between sentences joined with a conjunction(and but or for nor yet Pope acts as Gods

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Dr. Schille Grammar issues 1. Comma between sentences joined with a conjunction (and, but, or, for, nor, yet) Pope acts as God’s defending attorney, and we humans are supposed to be His accusers. 2. Comma before introductory phrase In Pope’s “Essay on Man,” the source of error is what Pope calls “Reasoning Pride.” 3. Comma after introductory subordinate clause (preceded by while, when, as, though, whatever and such words While Pope sets out to correct humans’ unfair complaints against God, he paradoxically claims that humans are “perfect.” 4. Semi-colon between closely related but independent sentences Pope wrote the “Essay on Man” in verse; he claimed that he could write in verse more concisely than in prose. 5. Commas surrounding a non-essential modifier Alexander Pope, a Roman Catholic, was further disadvantaged by his dwarfism. 6. Do not surround an essential modifier with commas. The author of the “Essay on Man” is the poet Alexander Pope.
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This note was uploaded on 06/05/2011 for the course ENGL 2112 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Southern University .

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English 2112 - English 2112 Dr Schille Grammar issues 1 Comma between sentences joined with a conjunction(and but or for nor yet Pope acts as Gods

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