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Horative Sentences

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Holly Fertsch

on 19 November 2012

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by Holly Fertsch Hortative Sentences What is a Hortative Sentence? A hortative sentence is a sentence that exhorts, urges, entreats, implores, or calls to action. Hortative Sentences in Literature "Come with me and I'll tell you a story." Hortative's Etymology The word "hortative" is derived from the Latin word "hortativus", which comes from the stem "hortari", which means to exhort. - "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak, page 544 "And now, Harry, let us step out into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure." - "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" by J.K. Rowling, page 56 Commonplace Examples of Hortative Sentences "At least try it once!" "Let's go." Questions What is a hortative sentence? Questions Give an example of a hortative sentence. Questions What is the origin of the word "hortative"? Works Cited http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=hortative Questions Which is a hortative sentence? "Tell me!" or "Allow me to do that." "Lennie begged, 'Le's do it now. Le's get that place now.'" -"Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck, page 68 Steinbeck, John. "Of Mice and Men". The Short Novels of John Steinbeck. New York: The Viking Press, Inc. 1953. 271. Print. Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. New York: Scholastic Inc. 2005. 56. Print. Zusak, Markus. The Book Thief. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. 544. Print. Scanlon, Lawrence, et al. The Language of Composition. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2008. 79. Print.
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