grammer study - expressive one

grammer study - expressive one - this is not necessarily...

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Romero 1 Jonathon Romero Professor Junkins Composition 1 25 April 2011 Grammar Stud y – Expressive One Point of View or Person- Reserve you for direct address, writing that addresses the reader directly. Incorrect: … kids with jeans so tight you can see their heartbeat in their kneecaps… Correct: … kids with jeans so tight their heartbeat is visible in their kneecaps… Pronoun Case- Pronouns have three forms: the subjective (pronoun as a subject), the objective (pronoun as an object), and the possessive (pronouns used in possessive construction). Incorrect: Sadly my friends and me are the odd ones… Correct: Sadly my friends and I are the odd ones… Pronoun Reference- The word or group of words that a pronoun replaces is called its antecedent. In order for writing to communicate its message clearly, each pronoun must relate precisely to an antecedent. Incorrect: However, according to .
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Unformatted text preview: .. this is not necessarily the case. Correct: Sadly many people associate this behavior… as a cause of suicidal tendencies. However, according to . .. this is not necessarily the case. Comma Error with Coordinating Conjunctions- Never use a comma when a coordinating Romero 2 conjunction links only two words, two phrases, or two dependent clauses. Do use a comma when a coordinating conjunction links two or more independent clauses. Incorrect: My eyes continue to glide across the room and I notice there are still more people piling in and the manager is sitting in his control booth signaling to the band, only 15 feet away, with his hands. Correct: My eyes continue to glide across the room, and I notice there are still more people piling in, and the manager is sitting in his control booth signaling to the band, only 15 feet away, with his hands....
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