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Unformatted text preview: 4 Walking home from school , the young boy found a fifty-dollar bill. (Present participle) 5 Dr. King said, At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love. (Signal verb) 6 Elaine caught the flu. Therefore, she had to miss her cousins wedding. (Transitional word) 5. Nonessential vs. Essential Clauses Use commas around a nonessential clause, which is material that is extra information and does not change the meaning of the sentence when taken out. 1 My brother, who is single , lives in New York City. ( nonessential) 2 My brother who is single lives in New York City. (essential) 6. Interrupters Use commas to set off information that interrupts the flow of a sentence. Interrupters can be emotional interjections ( oh, well, wow ), parenthetical expressions ( to be exact, in fact, it seems ), and transitional words ( moreover, however, therefore ). 1 People think my English accent sounds fake. My girlfriend , however, thinks its attractive....
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course ANT101 ANT101 taught by Professor Nancy during the Spring '10 term at Ashford University.
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