February 19, 2017

Homework Help: English

Posted by John on Friday, July 4, 2008 at 4:29pm.

The door opened of itself.
The doors opened of themselves.
The doors opened of itself.

(Which one is incorrect above?)

He went to the movies of himself.
= He went to the movies alone.
(They have the same meaning, don't they?)

He solved the problem for himself.
= He solved the problem withour others' help.
= He solved the problem without anothers help.

(Are they all the same?)

1. The boy is good in itself.
2. The boy is good in himself.
3. Nature is good in itself.

Which do I have to use, 'itself' or 'himself'?

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