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Dickens, as well as Trollope and Thackeray, were writing novels depicting English life and customs when Victoria was queen.
What is the mistake in this sentence.

  • grammar -

    Since Dickens is the singular subject, the verb should also be singular.

    Dickens, as well as Trollope and Thackeray, was writing . . .

  • grammar -

    Ms. Sue is right. The words between the commas are not part of the subject.

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