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Transcript of Jigsaw Puzzle
Jessica Magallanez, Chris Zepeda, Aj DiMeo, Ben Hagiperos
English 11- Period 1
29 October, 2013
Whats an Appositive?
is a noun or pronoun that identifies or renames another noun or pronoun.
How do we know when we use punctuation and when we do not?
If the sentence can be understood without the appositive, the writer uses punctuation to set off the appositive. If the sentence cannot be understood without the appositive, the writer does not set off the appositive with punctuation marks.
Whats a parenthetical?
Expressions that are not really part of the main idea of the sentence, or that interrupt the main sentence, are known as parenthetical
What is a Phrase?
A phrase is a group of words that are related and focus on an idea; however, this group of words does not have a subject, a verb, or both.
Absolute Phrase :
often contains a noun or pronoun, a participle, and modifiers
functions as either the subject or the object in a sentence.
What are three ways punctuation can be used with appositives?
do not place commas around the appositive.
If the sentence would be clear and complete without the appositive, then commas are necessary.
place one before and one after the appositive.
Barack Obama, the 44th president, invented Obama Care.
Compare And Contrast parenthetical to appositives.
construction is a group of words (with no verb) which gives an emphasis to the immediately preceding word.
, non-essential information, can have many different forms among which the appositive phrase.
How does one avoid misplaced and dangling phrases?
A misplaced modifier is a word, phrase, or clause that is improperly separated from the word it modifies / describes. Because of the separation, sentences with this error often sound awkward, ridiculous, or confusing.
A dangling modifier is a phrase or clause that is not clearly and logically related to the word or words it modifies
dangling modifier appears at the beginning of the sentence, although it can also come at the end.