Shortcuts for the Student Writer by Jay Silverman

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By Jay Silverman

Based at the well known textbook ideas of Thumb , this useful quick-reference consultant has been designed to be used via scholars or an individual else short of writing suggestion. it truly is an all-in-one, at-aglance source that offers speedy, concise solutions to universal questions about:

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Correct: N. C. Wyeth illustrated many children’s books, such as Jules Verne’s The Mysterious Island. Subordinating Words Certain words always begin half a sentence—either the first half or the second half. These are called subordinating words: when before after as while since if unless whereas because although even though A sentence fragment frequently begins with a subordinating word. Incorrect: Although Janeen walks three miles a day. When Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in Sarajevo.

The bank lost two of my deposits; therefore, I am closing my account. Semicolons work best when used to emphasize a strong connection between the two sentences. • Use semicolons instead of commas in a list when some of the parts already have commas. As a child, what your friends have, you want to have; what they do, you want to do; and where they go, you want to go. 41 COLONS Colons create suspense: they signal that an example, a quotation, or an explanation will follow. Use a colon after a complete sentence to introduce related details.

Keep them near the word they refer to. These words are used loosely in conversation, but in most writing you should use them more precisely. Which Which causes the most trouble of the five. Don’t overuse it. Imprecise: Last week I felt sick in which I didn’t even get to go to school. Precise: Last week I felt sick. I didn’t even get to go to school. Precise: Last week I had a cold which kept me from going to school. In the last example, which clearly refers to cold. Use in which only when you mean that one thing is inside the other: The box in which I keep my jewelry fell apart.

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