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Homework Help: English

Posted by christopher on Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 10:42am.

Question 6
Identify the correctly punctuated sentence below.
The lampshade spun in a bizarre frenzy; it was the strangest thing I'd ever seen, I couldn't believe my eyes!
The lampshade spun in a bizarre frenzy it was the strangest thing I'd ever seen!
The lampshade spun in a bizarre frenzy, it was the strangest thing I'd ever seen!
The lampshade spun in a bizarre frenzy; it was the strangest thing I'd ever seen!



Question 7
Identify the correctly punctuated sentence below.
As silly as it may seem, I enjoy drinking tea from a wine glass; do you have similar peculiar habits?
As silly as it may seem, I enjoy drinking tea from a wine glass, do you have similar peculiar habits?
As silly as it may seem, I enjoy drinking tea from a wine glass; do you have similar peculiar habits, do you think other people have them too?
As silly as it may seem, I enjoy drinking tea from a wine glass do you have similar peculiar habits?



Question 8
What is a fused sentence?

a topic sentence
a run-on sentence
a fragment
a long sentence



Question 9
What is a comma splice?

inserting commas in the parenthetical documentation where they are not needed
forgetting to insert an apostrophe
having two independent clauses joined by a comma but without a coordinating conjunction
overuse of commas in a paragraph



Question 10
A comma splice might occur if you do what?

forget to insert commas at all
include a comma when you use a coordinating conjunction
put commas before every "and" in your sentences
use a comma instead of a semicolon between two independent clauses in a sentence without a coordinating conjunction

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