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possession indicates?

indicates ownership, something that belongs to a group of people

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what are the 2 rules when adding " 's " ?

Add, “’s” if noun doesn’t end in “s”
or ends in “s” but is singular

3

when should you add an apostrophe after the s?

s'

if noun is plural and ends in s already

4

Joint possession?

add ‘s to the last noun

5

“Carol and Edna’s apartment was broken into” is this joint or individual possession? why?

Joint;
bc carol and Edna share it, we only put the apostrophe on Edna.

6

Individual possession?

add ‘s to each noun

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“Kim’s and Alex’s daughters played soccer together.” is this joint or individual possession? why?

individual bc They both individually have a daughter

8

Omission indicates?

letters are missing

9

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'

10

_____ -used to enclose supplemental material, afterthoughts, and loosely related content.

parenthesis

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________ -also use to enclose material that would mess up the grammatical structure of the sentence

parenthesis

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_______ do the same things as parenthesis but with more emphasis.

dashes

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_____ -used to set off appositives that contain commas

dashes

14

with ______ you can also draw attention to definition, explanation, abrupt change in thought, or editorial comment

dashes

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_____ set off info loosely related to the resg of the sentence or material that would disturb the grammatical sentence

Paranethes

16

_____ are used to set off info dramatically or emphatically

Dashes

17

Commas, Parenthesis, and Dashes have in common/contrast?

all share a similar function but just have a different level of emphasis in a sentence.

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____ used to separate lines of poetry

slashes

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example of?

ex: actor/model…producer/director….and/or….he/she

slashes

20

we use ______ around direct quotes

quotations

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_____ to show dual role or a choice between two things

slashes

22

____ are used in titles of articles, poems, short stories, songs, etc.

quotations

23

____ are used as words used as words (or italics)
ex: the word “muffin top” was added to the dictionary in 2010

quotations

24

in quotations, periods always go inside or outside the quote marks?

inside

25

in quotations, commas always go inside or outside the quote marks?

inside

26

in quotations, semi-colons always go inside or outside the quote marks?

oustide

27

in quotations, colons always go inside or outside the quote marks?

oustide

28

in quotations, question marks always go inside or outside the quote marks?

inside

29

in quotations, exclamation marks always go inside or outside the quote marks?

inside

30

whats the purpose of ellipsis?

deleting words in a quote

31

when do we use ellipsis in quotes?

in the middle, never in the begining or the end

32

we use _____ to communicate hesitation

ellipsis

33

less commonly, _____it can indicate a theatrical pause, reflection or incomplete thought.

ellipsis

34

_____ are used in deleting full lines of poetry

ellipsis

35

______ used to alter a quotation but adding your own words

brackets

36

____ are used when -clarifying something not evident in the context/naming a pronoun like clarifying your using Spanish as the language

brackets

37

_____ are used when to enclose parenthetical material within existing parentheses

brackets

EX: ( [()] )
Ex: (Mills [2012]) as opposed to double parenthesis in this

38

when do you use Aunt vs aunt

Aunt when naming them like Aunt Suki and aunt when just using a title

39

you should capitalize proper nouns when using T/F?

true

40

you should capitalize titles of person when using T/F?

true

41

you should capitalize titles of books, articles, songs, etc.when using T/F?

true

42

you should not capitalize the first word of a sentence when using T/F?

false

43

you should not capitalize the first word of a quoted sentence (but not a quoted phrase)when using T/F?

false, you should capitalize