Flashcards in Last quiz Deck (43):
indicates ownership, something that belongs to a group of people
what are the 2 rules when adding " 's " ?
Add, “’s” if noun doesn’t end in “s”
or ends in “s” but is singular
when should you add an apostrophe after the s?
if noun is plural and ends in s already
add ‘s to the last noun
“Carol and Edna’s apartment was broken into” is this joint or individual possession? why?
bc carol and Edna share it, we only put the apostrophe on Edna.
add ‘s to each noun
“Kim’s and Alex’s daughters played soccer together.” is this joint or individual possession? why?
individual bc They both individually have a daughter
letters are missing
what are the two common mistakes for apostrophes?
do not use apostrophes for plural numbers like 1950's
and do not use a single quotation mark for words mentioned as words like 'suck'
_____ -used to enclose supplemental material, afterthoughts, and loosely related content.
________ -also use to enclose material that would mess up the grammatical structure of the sentence
_______ do the same things as parenthesis but with more emphasis.
_____ -used to set off appositives that contain commas
with ______ you can also draw attention to definition, explanation, abrupt change in thought, or editorial comment
_____ set off info loosely related to the resg of the sentence or material that would disturb the grammatical sentence
_____ are used to set off info dramatically or emphatically
Commas, Parenthesis, and Dashes have in common/contrast?
all share a similar function but just have a different level of emphasis in a sentence.
____ used to separate lines of poetry
we use ______ around direct quotes
_____ to show dual role or a choice between two things
____ are used in titles of articles, poems, short stories, songs, etc.
____ are used as words used as words (or italics)
ex: the word “muffin top” was added to the dictionary in 2010
in quotations, periods always go inside or outside the quote marks?
in quotations, commas always go inside or outside the quote marks?
in quotations, semi-colons always go inside or outside the quote marks?
in quotations, colons always go inside or outside the quote marks?
in quotations, question marks always go inside or outside the quote marks?
in quotations, exclamation marks always go inside or outside the quote marks?
whats the purpose of ellipsis?
deleting words in a quote
when do we use ellipsis in quotes?
in the middle, never in the begining or the end
we use _____ to communicate hesitation
less commonly, _____it can indicate a theatrical pause, reflection or incomplete thought.
_____ are used in deleting full lines of poetry
______ used to alter a quotation but adding your own words
____ are used when -clarifying something not evident in the context/naming a pronoun like clarifying your using Spanish as the language
_____ are used when to enclose parenthetical material within existing parentheses
EX: ( [()] )
Ex: (Mills ) as opposed to double parenthesis in this
when do you use Aunt vs aunt
Aunt when naming them like Aunt Suki and aunt when just using a title
you should capitalize proper nouns when using T/F?
you should capitalize titles of person when using T/F?
you should capitalize titles of books, articles, songs, etc.when using T/F?
you should not capitalize the first word of a sentence when using T/F?