GRAMMAR EDITING 18
TEN (10) errors
in the following text. The errors are found only in the numbered
, and only
error in each of them.
Underline the error in the numbered sentence, then write your correction in the
numbered blank space on the right side of the text.
After your correction, write a brief explanation of the type of error
subject-verb agreement, word form, verb form, tense, preposition, article or
Note that not all these items will be
Some may be repeated.
(0) …. Pierre, with who she shared the
first of her Nobel Prizes.
(0) with whom. The object pronoun
should be used here.
Women and Sexism in Scientific Fields
There are many iconic photographs of Marie Curie, especially those
early on with her husband, Pierre, with whom she shared the first of
her Nobel Prizes. After his death, the photographs were mostly of her
standing alone with her instruments in the laboratory. But there are
other, more telling, images as well, where she was always the lone
woman. In a 1911 photograph, she is surrounded by 23 men at the
Solvay physics conference in Brussels. In a photograph at Lausanne,
she sits, front-row, dead center, between Einstein and Fermi in a
constellation of perhaps 80 or 90 men. (1)This was the real, very
sexist, world of physics, as explain in
, the biography
written by her daughter, who also happens to be my mother-in-law,