A kind of rhythmic, compressed language that uses figures of speech and imagery designed to appeal to our emotions and imagination
the form a verb takes to indicate whether the subject of the verb performs or receives the action
There are two types of voice:_________________ voice and _________________ voice.INCLUDE COMMA
a voice that indicates that the subject of the verb is acting. The subject “acts upon” the verb
a voice in a sentence where the subject and object flip-flop. The subject is being “acted upon.
ACTIVE or PASSIVEDevan feeds his dog.
ACTIVE or PASSIVEWhen Adrienne woke up, she brushed her teeth.
ACTIVE or PASSIVEDarren understood the complex math problem.
ACTIVE or PASSIVECharlotte listened to booming music at a rock concert.
ACTIVE or PASSIVEJeffrey broke the fragile cup as he walked out of the expensive store.
ACTIVE or PASSIVEThe pen was broken by Kristen.
ACTIVE or PASSIVETheir car had been struck by lightning.
ACTIVE or PASSIVETheir car nearly escaped being struck by lightning.
ACTIVE or PASSIVEThe eggs and milk are then added to the mixture.
ACTIVE or PASSIVEFrance was visited by 84.7 million foreign tourists in 2013, making it the most popular tourist destination in the world.
a word, phrase, or clause that describes or changes the meaning of another word, phrase, or clause in some way
A(n) _________________ _________________ means that there is a separation of space between the word, phrase, or clause and the modifier
Whenever you have a(n) _________________ _________________, you must add words to the sentence. Simply rearranging the sentence will *not* fix this problem.
MISPLACED MODIFIER or DANGLING MODIFIERAbby found a huge log taking a short cut through the forest.
MISPLACED MODIFIER or DANGLING MODIFIERNishaan found his missing baseball glove organizing his room.
MISPLACED MODIFIER or DANGLING MODIFIERLia and Nina talked about dancing in the kitchen making soup.
dangling modifier (correction: the pen is filled with ink)
MISPLACED MODIFIER or DANGLING MODIFIEROnce filled with ink, Ashlyn can write for hours before the pen runs dry.
dangling modifier (correction: Anush determined the cost)
MISPLACED MODIFIER or DANGLING MODIFIERIn selecting his next car, cost was determined by Anush’s paycheck.
dangling modifier (correction: Christina explained)
MISPLACED MODIFIER or DANGLING MODIFIERAfter explaining that she had lost her wallet, the waiter allowed Christina to pay be check.
a literary device that is used in narratives to omit some parts of a sentence or event, which gives the reader a chance to fill the gaps while acting or reading it out
Is the ellipsis used correctly?YES or NOThe detective, Maddie, mused, “This new evidence gets me thinking..
yes (this has a question mark therefore there only needs to be three dots at the end)
Is the ellipsis used correctly?YES or NOPride is one thing, but what happens if he…?
no (can’t be used in beginning of quote)
Is the ellipsis used correctly?YES or NOElias kindly recited, “.
..aspire to inspire before we expire..
Is the ellipsis used correctly?YES or NOGrace opened the book,… and began to read.
no (must be another period at end of sentence)
Is the ellipsis used correctly?YES or NOHe said, “I really don’t… understand…”