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Which sentence below has an underlined action verb?

A. The poem "Easter Wings" is written in the form of wings. ("is" is underlined)
B. "Paradise Lost" is an allegory. ("is" is underlined)
C. In "Meditation 17," Donne compares man to an island. ("compares" is underlined)
D. Puritanism was a strict religion. ("was" is underlined)

I think it's C?

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  1. Yes. C is correct. Compares is the only action verb.

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    Ms. Sue
  2. okay thanks! How about this one:

    Which sentence below has an underlined linking verb?

    A. John Milton went blind at the age of 43. (at is underlined)
    B. "Song" is a cynical poem about love. (is is underlined)
    C. John Bunyan was a Puritan writer who wrote about religion. (wrote is underlined)
    D. The metaphysical poets wrote about science and medicine. (wrote is underlined)

    I think it's B?

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  3. Right, again!
    :-)

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    Ms. Sue
  4. thanks Ms. Sue!

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  5. You're welcome, Anthony.

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  6. Hello, i just wanted to first ask is this free>?

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  7. Yes, Lisa. This is free!

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