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Romero 1 Jonathon Romero Professor Junkins Composition 1 4 April 2011 Grammar Study – Grammar Diagnostic 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). 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. Subject-Verb Agreement- A subject and its verb match in number (singular or plural) and person (first, second, or third person). Adjective versus Adverb- The difference between adjectives and adverbs relate to how they function. Adjectives modify nouns and pronouns. Adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. Misplaced Modifier- A misplaced modifier is positioned incorrectly in a sentence, which means,
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Unformatted text preview: therefore, that it describes the wrong word and changes the writers meaning. Semicolon Error- A semicolon can replace a period between sentences that are closely related in meaning. Also, a semicolon belongs between sentence structures that already contain one or more commas and with certain lists. Apostrophe Errors- It creates the Possessive case of nouns, forms the possessive case of indefinite pronouns, stands for one or more omitted letters in a word, and can help form plurals of letters and numerals. Romero 2 Comma Error with Nonrestrictive Elements- It contains information thats not essential for a sentence to deliver its meaning, and therefore, it is often called a nonessential element....
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