English

posted by rfvv

1. She said, "Are you happy?"
2. She asked, "Are you happy?"

3. "Are you happy?", she said.
4. "Are you happy?", she asked.

5. "Are you happy?", said the lady.
6. "Are you happy?", asked the lady.

7. "Are you happy?", said she.
8. "Are you happy?", asked she.
------------------------------------
In terms of word order, Are #7 and #8 correct? What about the others? Am I using punctuation marks correctly?

  1. Writeacher

    Because he's asking question, #2 is correct. You'll hear people use #1, but they're not quite accurate.

    None of the others are correct because of the extra comma in each. If you remove those commas, though, #s 4, 6, and 8 will be correct.

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Today is my.......

    Today is my birthday! I wonder what is my HOROSCOPE SIGN?
  2. English

    Which line best paraphrases the excerpt from "Ode on a Grecian Urn"?
  3. English

    Does that mean you are not happy? - No. 1. No, I am not happy. 2. No, I don't mean I am not happy. (If the other person answers ' No', does 'no' mean #1 or #2?
  4. lang. arts

    We are "so" happy for you. Happy is the adverb, is "happy" the verb it modifies?
  5. Psychology

    Can one be happy in life just by seeing others happy?
  6. English

    1. He was happy. 2. Happy he was. 3. The man was happy. 4. Happy was the man. (Inversion: Is #2 or #4 grammatical?
  7. English

    1. Take exercise on a regular basis, and you will be a happy person. 2. Earn a lot of money, and you will be a happy person. 3. Drive in the country, and you will be a happy person. 4. Play the violin, and you will be a happy person. …
  8. English

    1. Food prices rise sharply in Egypt. (What is the meaning of 'sharply' here?
  9. English

    1. He tells me that she is happy. => He told me that she was happy. 2. He has told me that she was happy. => He told me that she had been happy. 3. He will tell me that she will be happy. => He told me that she would be happy. …
  10. English

    1. He will be happy. 2. He will have been happy yesterday. 3. He would have been happy yesterday. --------------------------------- Are they all grammatical?

More Similar Questions