Tip 2 (Joining Ind. Clauses)

Tip 2 (Joining Ind. Clauses) - , but he still ventured off...

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Sales Students, Here is the tip of the week. It discusses joining two independent clauses. The link at the bottom of the page gives more examples and resources to further study the concept. Also, from the junketstudies website, look over the “11 Rules of Writing.” Rule: To join two independent clauses , use a comma followed by a conjunction , a semicolon alone, or a semicolon followed by a sentence modifier. EXAMPLES Incorrect-- The delivery boy knew he carried strange cargo , but still ventured off unafraid. Correct-- The delivery boy knew he carried strange cargo
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Unformatted text preview: , but he still ventured off unafraid. Incorrect-- My math teacher doesn't know how to lecture , she should have remained a student. Correct-- My math teacher doesn't know how to lecture ; she should have remained a student. Incorrect-- Gregor has not changed physically ; but has given himself an excuse to separate himself from the pain of previous experiences. Correct-- Gregor has not changed physically ; however, he has given himself an excuse to hide from the pain of previous experiences. http://www.junketstudies.com/rulesofw/ Have a great week!...
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2011 for the course ENG 1310 taught by Professor Pilkington during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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