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Identify the word or phrase that should be in italics.

1.) Riding the Orient Express toward Istanbul, Tom read the novels of Mark Twain.

A.) Orient Express
B.) Istanbul
C.) Mark Twain
D.) none

2.) He felt like a character in a Steven Spielberg movie as he listened to a Strauss waltz while eating spaghetti in the dining car.

A.) Steven Spielberg
B.) Strauss waltz
C.) spaghetti
D.) none

I think 1 is D and 2 is B...?

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    I disagree with both of your answers.

    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/italics.htm

  • English -

    Then I would say 1 is A and 2 is D but I am not sure. These were my other answers. I am not to good at English class.

  • English -

    I agree with both of your answers, now. Cassie, you're doing fine. Most of your answers are perfect!

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    Ok thanks again Ms. Sue!

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    I am going to post a few more to check and if you would check them that would be great.

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    Great!

    Here's a little secret. I wasn't sure about the Orient Express because the few online references I saw did not use italics for it. But when the grammar website used it as an example, I was convinced. <g>

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    Ok Thank you. I posted a couple more to check if you could.

  • English -

    There is a movie coming out in 2017.
    Coming to theatres on November 10th 2017.
    Watch the 1974 original that came out in theatres on November 24th, 1974.
    This time this is the remake in 2017.
    This is gonna be awesome.

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