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Pronoun Terminology

pronoun types & other ways to distinguish between various pronouns
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pronoun
a word that takes the place of a noun
antecedent
the noun that the pronoun refers to
interrogative
used to ask a question (who, what, whose, whom, which)
demonstrative
points out the noun w/out actually naming it; they demonstrate the noun (that, this, these, those)
reflexive
refers back to the subject (myself, himself, herself, itself, yourself)
intensive
same as reflexive only it is used for extra emphasis
indefinite
does not refer to any specific person, thing or amount; it is vague & is not definite
relative
introduce groups of words that act as adjectives
possessive
shows possession
personal
refers to people
1st person pronoun
person speaking
2nd person pronoun
person being spoken to
3rd person pronoun
person/thing spoken about