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    The compound-complex sentence is the sentences that combine with a compound and complex sentence. Furthermore, the compound-complex sentences have to have two independent clauses pairing with one dependent clause. For example, “I go to work full time, and I go to school full time because I want to be successful” In this case, “I go to work full time, and I go to school full time” is a compound sentence, and “I go to school full time because I want to be successful” is a complex sentence. In the other hand, the compound-complex sentence is the sentence that has an adjective clause. Other examples of adjective clause, “The house which I offered is still on the market.” In this case, “which I offered” is an adjective clause. Overall, the clauses in compound-complex sentence can be in any order, but they have to follow with the punctuation…

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    faces or nonverbal reaction the speaker can guess the listener responds, ex: presentations. The last type is totally non-interactive, ex: recording speeches or radio broadcast. 2.2 The Components of Speaking Van Lier (1995, p.15) put a meaningful pyramid summarizing the components of Spoken language. He presented them as seven components (levels) each of them plays an important role with the study of the language and language production. These levels are: Text, utterance, Clause, Phrase, Word,…

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    undulating variance in punctuation portrays the characters’ development of inner struggles, allowing them to better understand the world and themselves. Such is illustrated after Gene breaks Phineas’ leg. Gene believes that Phineas wants him to fail school so Phineas himself can become superior. He later finds out Phineas never had such thoughts, realizing “I was used to finding something deadly in things that attracted me; there was always something deadly lurking in anything I wanted, anything…

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    pleasing hopes that you will not swerve from her dictates, but add justice, fortitude.” Function: The personification of truth gives it a stronger feeling and effect of her words on the audience. Adding to the effect of giving truth she/her pronouns; Abigail makes the embodiment of truth as a woman. Making truth a woman seems more appealing to John Quincy Adams and more likely to listen to what his mother is saying. Periodic sentence: a dependent clause followed by an independent clause.…

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    students may, or may not, be having. If I had chosen to write the sentence like this, “The Young Scholars exchanged looks with one another, indicating the nature of their studies as they sat in front of advanced computational machines.” One can see the minimized effect of the computer equipment. This would be the reason I chose to organize my sentence as such. This can also be applied to negative sentences. The following is from my negative paragraph. “Through the window, the branches of…

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    have happened before the events that are currently unfolding in the story. The use of flashbacks have allowed the reader to understand the present situation by providing a background to the present situation, place or person. The author’s use of Foreshadowing has played a vital role within the text by allowing the reader a hint of something that is going to happen without revealing or spoiling the suspense of the text. Foreshadowing is the use of imagery and dialogues to let the reader know of…

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    Stylistic Choices in Rhetoric There is something about grandma’s secret recipe, or the one from the classy restaurant, or even the kind from the can, that people find enjoyable about soup. One may ask, what are the characteristics about soup that draws people to it? Soup is diverse in its appeals, simple or exotic in its ingredients, light or creamy in its broth, and casual or formal in its purpose. The chef is the ultimate decision maker in all these factors. A chef’s artistry is similar to…

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    put together a paragraph with those sentences, and take those paragraphs and make them into an essay. At the beginning of the semester, we started from scratch. On August 24, 2006 we were told that "letters make words, words make sentences, sentences make paragraphs, and paragraphs turn into essays" (Bowen). It is highly important to know how to write a sentence. There are some things that make a sentence correct and incorrect. For example, if a sentence does not have a subject, a verb, or…

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    find information regarding these four conventions, along with additional information about writing style and tone, as well as some helpful explanations regarding homonyms and other confusing words that exist in the English language. Phrases and Clauses Phrases and clauses are both used as basic building block components…

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    Misplaced and dangling modifiers can be a horror. Do you know what’s a modifier? It’s a word, a phrase or a clause that provides a description in a sentence. It can be an adjective, an adverb, an absolute phrase, an infinitive phrase, a participle phrase, and a prepositional phrase. You know what’s more? Without these modifiers, your sentences will be boring and no fun to read. 6. Word choice errors aren’t cool. Just because a word sounds fancy doesn’t mean you can use it anyway you want. Your…

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