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Homework Help: english

Posted by inez on Monday, November 20, 2006 at 8:13pm.

Need help trying to disquinguish between superlative & comparative adjectives. ex: good

Comparative is used for comparing two things or people or ideas or ??
taller, stronger, more beautiful, etc.
Comparative is denoted by the -er ending or the use of the adverb "more."

Superlative is used for comparing three or more things, people, ideas, or ??
tallest, strongest, most/very beautiful, etc.
Superlative is denoted by the -est ending or the use of the adverbs "most" or "very."

good, better, best
bad, worse, worst
etc.

http://www.uottawa.ca/academic/arts/writcent/hypergrammar/compsupl.html

http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/adjective.htm
Scroll down to find the section on comparative and superlative.

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/adjectives.htm
Scroll down to Degrees of Adjectives.

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