Up Close and Personal

Bilyeu, Suzanne
November 2004
Literary Cavalcade;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p20
The article presents suggestion to avoid errors with personal pronouns. A pronoun is a "stand-in" for a noun. A personal pronoun represents a person or a thing. A personal pronoun must agree with its antecedent. Some of the most common pronoun errors involves using the wrong case. Relative pronoun relate one part one part of a sentence to another. A relative pronoun can introduce a subordinate clause that gives us more information about a person or a thing mentioned earlier in the sentence. Use that to introduce a nonrestrictive clause.


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