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Are tv programs underlined or in quotations? I seem to obtain various answers from different publications.

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SOURCE OF QUESTION & DATE OF RESPONSE Alexandria, Virginia Wed, Oct 14, 1998GRAMMAR"S RESPONSEIf you"re talking about the names of the shows themselves, use underlining or italics. If you"re talking around the name of an episode (of a weekly drama collection, say), use quotation marks.
QUESTIONI would prefer to recognize what the word is for as soon as the tone/mood is reflected by the weather (e.g. if it is a tense scene and also the environment is overcast and also raining) as I understand tright here is a phrase to describe it yet am going insane trying to remember what it is. Thought it was pathethetic fallacy yet currently know this is different.Thank youSOURCE OF QUESTION & DATE OF RESPONSE London, UK Wed, Oct 14, 1998GRAMMAR"S RESPONSEWhen a writer ascribes humale passions to inanimate objects, that"s called (in a strange misnomer) the pathetic fallacy -- after John Ruskin so labelled such attribution in Modern Painters (1856). Ruskin"s complaint was versus widespread animism in Romantic poeattempt, and maybe that"s the word you"re trying to find, although I doubt it.
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" width="89" height="26"> I very recommend Gideon Burton"s (Brigham Young University) website Silva Rhetoricae. If you can"t find the term you desire there, it doesn"t exist. I"ll leave an e-mail icon here in instance someone has actually a better idea.
QUESTIONWhat is the idea of create classes? i.e. nouns, adverbs, verbs and also adjectives. My book says that each has derivational and inflectional morphemes that differentiate its forms. What does that mean in layguy terms? Please provide me some examples.Thanx for your help!SOURCE OF QUESTION & DATE OF RESPONSE Washington, D.C. Wed, Oct 14, 1998GRAMMAR"S RESPONSEThe create classes of words (and also you name them accurately) contain the interpretation of language; the framework classes of words (such as determiners, prepositions, pronouns, conjunctions, and so on.) administer the grammatical relationships among words. The "inflectional morphemes" that characterize form classes are the endings that have the right to be appfinished to such words: the -s and -ed and -ing endings on verbs, for instance; the -er and also -est endings on adjectives; the -ly finishing on adverbs, etc. (Structure words do not take such endings.) The biggest difference, though, is in terms of sheer numbers. Tbelow is no finish to the form classes; brand-new nouns and adjectives are created daily (mainly by advertisers, physicists, and also teenagers). But what"s the last time you check out about the exploration of a new conjunction or preposition? I extremely recommfinish Martha Kolln"s book for her lucid explacountry of these terms.Authority: Understanding English Grammar by Martha Kolln. 4rth Edition. MacMillan Publishing Company: New York. 1994. p. 262.
QUESTIONIn the spelling of "afterschool" would certainly you put a dash (-) in between the "after" and "school," or simply spell as if one word?SOURCE OF QUESTION & DATE OF RESPONSE Arlington, Massachusetts Thu, Oct 15, 1998GRAMMAR"S RESPONSEI think you mean a hyphen, not a dash, and also yes, I would use a hyphen as soon as I usage that phrase as a modifier, as in after-school programs, after-college activities, and so on It"s probably just a issue of time till the phrase becomes a solitary, closed word, however I do not view it in the dictionaries yet.
QUESTIONPlease advise me which is the correct usage of "does"Does Ana has a book?Does Ana have actually a book?I think the correct answer is number 2, does Ana have, but my son"s English teacher insists that it is Does Ana has actually.SOURCE OF QUESTION & DATE OF RESPONSE Somewbelow, Paraguay Thu, Oct 15, 1998GRAMMAR"S RESPONSEI think tbelow should be some sort of misunderstanding between your kid and his teacher -- or at leastern I hope so. It"s "Does Ana have a book?" The auxiliary "does" carries the present tense "-s" finishing for you; it is joined, then, by the base form of the verb, "have."Greetings to Paraguay, 87th in the List of Countries we"ve heard from!
QUESTIONWhich is proper to say:She was promoted in 1985 to a position as Vice President, MarketingORShe was promoted in 1985 to a Vice President, Marketing position.ORShe was promoted in 1985 to Vice President of Marketing.NOTE: If none of the above are correct, which would certainly be the appropriate means to kind that sentence?ThanksSOURCE OF QUESTION & DATE OF RESPONSE Chicago, Illinois Thu, Oct 15, 1998GRAMMAR"S RESPONSEI choose the third variation best because it eliminates the redundancy of "place." What if you wrote, "In 1985, she became Vice President of Marketing."? Is that really a title, by the method, or is she Vice President in charge of marketing?
QUESTIONWhat is wrong via the following sentence:They will carry totally automatic weapon and flashbang grenades.SOURCE OF QUESTION & DATE OF RESPONSE Huntsville, Alabama Thu, Oct 15, 1998GRAMMAR"S RESPONSEI have no concept what "flashbang grenades" implies, but I do assume you suppose weapons (the plural), do not you. Other than that, I watch nopoint grammatically wrong.
QUESTIONWhat is wrong with this sentence:Yet, what if tright here not fast enough you could ask.SOURCE OF QUESTION & DATE OF RESPONSE Coppers Cove, Texas Thu, Oct 15, 1998GRAMMAR"S RESPONSEI wouldn"t put a comma after yet, I would certainly adjust there to they"re, and also I would certainly put a comma after sufficient.

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QUESTIONWhich is correct (for a headline on a conference brochure)Who Will You Meet?orWhom Will You Meet?SOURCE OF QUESTION & DATE OF RESPONSE East Lansing, Michigan Thu, Oct 15, 1998GRAMMAR"S RESPONSEWhom will you meet? You require the object create of the pronoun in that question.
QUESTIONA foreign student asked me about the complying with instance. He said that an instructor had actually told him that any time one was composing an "if/would" clausage with a previous tense verb, that it is not essential to use the participial form of the verb. For instance, in the sentence:If I played yesterday, we would have won the game. I say that it must be: If I had actually played, we would have actually won.The confusion is that he desires a definitive dominion about the usage or non usage of "had" through the initially condition. I have actually looked in numerous texts. I deserve to find the rules for conditionals and the rules for two actions in the previous. I have actually not discovered this specific circumstance in my messages. Can you aid me?SOURCE OF QUESTION & DATE OF RESPONSE Panama City, Florida Thu, Oct 15, 1998GRAMMAR"S RESPONSESee our area on Conditional Verb Forms. To develop the conditional we take one action backward in time. Since the case is already in the previous ("yesterday"), we step better backward by utilizing the past perfect tense, "had played."
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