November 26, 2015

Homework Help: english

Posted by Amor on Friday, April 29, 2011 at 9:22pm.

ndicate whether a sentence is a run-on or correct. If the sentence is a run-on, correct it using your knowledge of coordination and subordination.

1. My mother is very politically conservative; she’s written in King George III for president in the last two elections.
2. Mary Lou decided not to eat the alphabet soup the letters spelled out “botulism.”
3. A dried gourd containing seeds probably functioned as the first baby rattle ancient Egyptian wall paintings show babies with such gourds clutched in their fingers.
4. Opportunists who come to the south after the Civil War were often called “carpetbaggers,” they carried their belongings in cheaply produced travel bags made of Belgian carpet.
5. A friend of mine offers a good definition of nasty theater critics on opening night, according to him, they’re the people who can’t wait to stone the fire cast.
6. When English scientist James Smithson died in 1829, he willed his entire fortune to the United States to establish a foundation for knowledge that’s how the Smithsonian Institution was started.

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