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    construct sentences in Spanish, you need at least a subject and a verb. Like English sentences, it is quite common to construct sentences in Spanish using the word order subject + verb + other parts of a sentence. For example: English: Maria works in a laboratory. Spanish: Maria trabaja en un laboratorio. Word order in Spanish, however, is more flexible than English. The order in which the words appear may shift to emphasize one grammatical element over the other. Different parts of a sentence can be

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    Comma splices are also another form of common grammatical errors. Comma splices are also called run-on sentences; two main clauses are joined together and attempt to create one single sentence. One of the most common types of comma splice that is considered unacceptable is “a sentence of two independent clauses joined, or interrupted, by a conjunctive adverb preceded by one comma or enclosed by two” (A Few Good Words for the Comma Splice 185). In A&P, there are a few instances in which John Updike’s

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    Grammar Checklist

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    TIP 5, PROOFREADING CHECKLIST When you use the grammar checker, you can usually press more than one button. One button might make a correction and another button might ignore a possible mistake. And other buttons doing other things as well mean you have a choice of several buttons. You might be pressing the wrong button. For example, you might be pressing the wrong button to go on again when you mean to correct it. Then, if you rechecked the document, it might still not be correct unless you rechecked

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    effectiveness in sentence structure and word choice. The sentence structure varies starting from Strophe 1, introducing the excerpt with “many the wonders but nothing walks stronger than man”. This simple sentence allows the main idea of Strophe 1 state itself in a quick and effective manner. After the introductory sentence, complex and compound sentences continue to Strophe 2. This variation slows the pace down making the reader look deeper into those sections. An example would be the last sentence of Strophe

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    disambiguation is introduced. Before starting Text summarization, first we, need to know that what a summary is. A summary can be defined as a non redundant text which gives important information of the original text, and is extracted from one or more sentences. We can say text summarization is the unique way, where a computer summarizes a text. A text is entered into the computer and a summarized text is returned as an output, which is a non redundant form of the original text. As the limit of Web pages

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    weigh the consequences of their actions before carrying them out. If individuals were aware that a drug offence could carry a 10 year sentence if found guilty, it may persuade people who are deciding whether to commit this crime, to follow the law instead of break it (Determinate Sentencing Pros and Cons 2014). Thus, it can be inferred that the harsher the sentence, the more likely someone may decide to obey the law in avoiding the legal consequences of that criminal action (Determinate Sentencing

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    Probation What is parole and probation? Parole is usually served after a prison sentence. The offender is required by the parole board to meet with his or her parole officer. Whereas probation, is managed by a probation officer who checks in daily. Probation takes place prior to jail time and sentencing. Although both share the similarity of breaking indiscretions, there are a few differences. Unlike parole, probation is a sentence that is issued by the court. An offender is placed on court supervision

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    Bradbury wrote sentences with varied construction and complexity. For example, he used commas to set apart appositive phrases. In the second sentence, Bradbury wrote, “His pale face, lunar pockmarks denting it, cast light” (Bradbury 73). In addition, he wrote multiple compound and complex sentences. Furthermore, commas in a series were used throughout the entire paragraph. In the passage, the fifth sentence contained commas in a series and was also a complex sentence. Creatively, the sentence length was

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    In the first paragraph, a sense of darkness is conveyed in the sentence, “There was no light of any kind emanating from lamp or candle within the suite of chambers.” This precisely explains the darkness of the room because it is mentioned that there was no light of any kind. Another source of imagery that conveys a haunting mood is the sentence in the first paragraph

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    First error was when writing a paper, I usually choose the wrong word choices. I tend to have to many commas, and to many complex sentence. Accordingly, having improper punctuation that should not be with a subject or a verb. There was some fragment in the writing and incomplete sentences that did not belong. I sometimes use period where it not needed at times in the sentences and I need to start using subject verb agreement. Finally, I need to use spell check on the computer and I need to increase my

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    Bethany Brookshire

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    “Scientists have found colistin resistance on chromosomes before, but never on a plasmid. Until now.” The statement “Unit now” builds suspense and lures the reader to continue reading. However, it is not a formal sentence with a subject and a predicate. The article uses simple sentences that vary structure, making the article rigid. If she had used several subordinate clauses and other useful transition tools the article would have had more flow. A teen audience is exposed to more “difficult” and

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    Hamlet Diction Analysis

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    not to be, that is the question:”(1). Although there are many literary devices used within this excerpt, the most prominent are syntax, diction, and imagery, and Shakespeare creatively uses each to portray Hamlet’s state of mind. At first the sentences are short and contradicting, hinting towards instability, just within the use of syntax. By the end they lengthen, becoming softer, which implies stability, and a calming

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    6-month jail sentence after sexually assaulting an unconscious woman. In addition, Turner was released after serving only three months in jail despite being found guilty. Turner was charged with the assault of “Emily Doe” while she was unconscious. The high-profile case upset many human rights activists, and the victim, her family. The Stanford University case has revealed the reason why many rape cases, especially on the campus remain unreported. Brock Turner deserved a longer sentence after being

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    Utilitarianism is an ethical theory that states that the best action is the one that maximizes helpfulness. In this theory, punishment is warranted only if it promotes over-all happiness. C.S. Lewis refers to utilitarianism as humanitarian in his essay. Contrary to the general humanitarian viewpoint, which sees punishment as precautionary, Lewis believes that it denies criminals of their humanity. He states, "when we cease to consider what the criminal deserves and consider only what will cure

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    placement of words to form phrases, clauses, and sentences works to strengthen the argument of the narrator. By employing his many syntactic dexterities, the narrator aims to persuade the audience that Judge Pyncheon is guilty. Through his use of syntax, tone, diction, and characterization, The narrator persuades the reader to assume the true nature of Judge Pyncheon. Hawthorne begins the passage with an exclamatory infinitive fragment. This sentence arrives out of nowhere, no previously stated explanation

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    giving her advice on how to be and act like a proper woman. Her mother describes everything from how to properly do laundry to how to set a table for all occasions (Kincaid, 3-4). Kincaid manipulates several literary techniques, such as juxtaposition, sentence structuring, tone, and repetition, in order to demonstrate the societal expectations placed on women. Juxtaposition is the placement of words or phrases close together in order to

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    He kept his ideas short and simple but had to explain in longer sentences the big idea. With is combination of sentence types and structure, he was able to keep the audience intrigued. With the audience hypnotized by his logic of kindness, he effective persuaded his audience with kindness. One example of this is when Krosoczka said, “ And coast

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    complex events within our presence can cause a reconstruction within memory. Loftus and Palmer’s study consisted of two different experimental methods revolving around traffic accidents. The first study was to understand how the changing of a word in a sentence could affect the answer to speed. In experiment one, forty-five students were split into seven groups. In each group, there was a film shown from five to thirty seconds implementing a traffic incident. After watching the film, subjects were exposed

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    Every high school has two categories, and I bet as always, the jocks are popular and the intellectual or “nerds” are at the bottom of the social ranks. What would happen if the social categories were flipped? In the article, “America Needs its Nerds”, Leonid Fridman uses emotionally charged diction, an honest atmosphere, and syntax in order to argue that if America is going to thrive, then the negative outlook on nerds must be flipped to a positive view. Similarly, the author expresses his argument

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    Seat Belt Speech

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    A. Read the passages given below and answer the accompanying questions. 1. The importance of seat belts Choosing to wear your seat belt is a simple as choosing between life and death. A seat belt indicates the choice of safety and survival. When you 're driving in a car that is zipping down the road, you see a pothole ahead of you. The car that you are in crashes. Your car may have been going 80 kilometres per hour. Now it has suddenly stopped. Your body, however, is still going 80 kmph. What 's

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