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3rd Quarter Exam Quizlet
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Follows an action verb, receives the action of the verb, and answers "who?" or "what?"
Comes between the action verb and the direct object, answers "To whom?", "For whom?", "To what?", or "For what?"
Comes after the direct object, renames or describes the direct object, and answers "to be?"
Follows a linking verb, renames or explains the subject, and answers "who?" or "what?"
follows a noun to rename or identify that noun
Nonessential appositives need to be set off with...
the name of the person to whom the sentence is being directed
Names of Direct Address need to be set off with what kind of punctuation?
person, place, thing, idea
In the following sentence, what is "our secretary": Amber, our secretary, is very conscientious."
"Ezra was a runner." What is "runner"?
"We elected Hannah." What is "Hannah"?
"We elected Hannah secretary and treasurer." What is "secretary and treasurer"?
"During my trip to Canada, I mailed my friends several colorful post cards." What is "friends"?
Needed to join two sentences
Comma and a coordinating conjunction (and, but, or, nor, for, yet, so).
Commas needed to separate...
....3 or more items in a series.
Use a comma to separate two or more...
Place commas around...
Nonessential elements in a sentence."
The lines of an address need to be separated with a....
...comma when written in a sentence.
Introductory phrases and clauses need to be...
...set off with a comma.
Use a semicolon (;) to separate...
two sentences when you do not use a comma and a coordinating conjunction (and, but, or, nor, for, yet, so).
Use a semicolon in items in a series when the items themselves...
Use a colon before...
Use a colon between two sentences when the second sentences is a...
...fuller explanation of the first.
Formal statements should be introduced...
...with a colon.
Use a colon between the chapter and verse in the Bible.
Use a colon between the hour and minute of a time reference.
Use a colon after the salutation of a business letter.
The author of Walden is...
Henry David Thoreau
The author of Nature is...
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thoreau chose to live in the woods because...
he wanted to simplify his life and live deliberately.
What was the Emerson's purpose in writing Nature?
to encourage people to spend time in nature.
Thoreau uses a metaphor to compare battling ants to...
What does "deliberately" mean?
What does "blithe" mean?
Where do you think Emerson would prefer to spend most of his time?
In the forest
Irving compares Tom's squeaking carriage wheels to...
....the souls of the debtors.
What does it say about Tom's character that he is so excited to see his property hanging in a tree?
He values his material objects far more than his wife.
What sin is too distasteful even for Tom Walker?
Symbolism of Swamp in "The Devil and Tom Walker"
path to Tom's decay and death. Rotting.
Who is "Old Scratch"?
"And fired the shot heard round the world"
In The Crisis #1, what does Paine mean when he quotes "show your faith by your works" from the Book of James in the Bible?
Show your belief in God through your actions.
"These are the times that try men's souls."
The Crisis #1
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