Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
CHAPTER 26: USING PRONOUNS CORRECTLY: CONSISTENCY AND CASE Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
CHAPTER OUTLINE AND LEARNING OBJECTIVESIn this chapter, you will be learn to: recognize first-, second-, and third-person...
POINTS OF VIEW AND PRONOUN CONSISTENCY   When you write from a point of view, each point of    view gets its own form.   ...
CHOOSING THE CASE OF PRONOUNS   Pronouns have forms that show number and person,    and they also have forms that show ca...
CHOOSING THE CASE OF PRONOUNS  Plural               Subjective             Objective   Possessive  Pronouns             Ca...
CHOOSING THE CASE OF PRONOUNS   3.   When a pronoun is used to show ownership, use        the possessive case. Singular   ...
CHOOSING THE CASE OF PRONOUNS   If the pronoun is part of a related group of words,    isolate the pronoun.   Next, try ...
COMMON ERRORS WITH CASE OF PRONOUNS   Be careful to avoid these common errors:    1. Between is a preposition, so the pro...
FIRST-PERSON POINT-OF-VIEW USESA.   pronouns in the you form.B.   pronouns I or we.C.   pronouns he, she, it, or they.Copy...
FIRST-PERSON POINT-OF-VIEW USESA.   pronouns in the you form.B.   pronouns I or we.C.   pronouns he, she, it, or they.reco...
SECOND-PERSON POINT-OF-VIEW USESA.   pronouns in the you form.B.   pronouns I or we.C.   pronouns he, she, it, or they.Cop...
SECOND-PERSON POINT-OF-VIEW USESA.   pronouns in the you form.B.   pronouns I or we.C.   pronouns he, she, it, or they.rec...
THIRD-PERSON POINT-OF-VIEW USESA.   pronouns in the you form.B.   pronouns I or we.C.   pronouns he, she, it, or they.Copy...
THIRD-PERSON POINT-OF-VIEW USESA.   pronouns in the you form.B.   pronouns I or we.C.   pronouns he, she, it, or they.reco...
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  • Review chapter objectives.
  • Discuss point of view and pronoun consistency.
  • Discuss choosing the case of pronouns.Discuss rules for chasing the case of pronouns.
  • Discuss plural pronouns, subjective case, objective case, and possessive case.
  • Discuss plural pronouns, subjective case, objective case, and possessive case.
  • Discuss choosing the case of pronouns.
  • Discuss common errors with the case of pronouns.
  • Chapter 26

    1. 1. Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    2. 2. CHAPTER 26: USING PRONOUNS CORRECTLY: CONSISTENCY AND CASE Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    3. 3. CHAPTER OUTLINE AND LEARNING OBJECTIVESIn this chapter, you will be learn to: recognize first-, second-, and third-person points of view, correct errors in pronoun inconsistency, and use appropriate pronoun cases in their writing. Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    4. 4. POINTS OF VIEW AND PRONOUN CONSISTENCY When you write from a point of view, each point of view gets its own form.  First-person point of view  Pronouns are in the I (singular) or we (plural) forms.  Second-person point of view  Pronouns are in the you forms, whether they are singular or plural.  Third-person point of view  Pronouns are in the he, she, or it (singular) or the they (plural) forms.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    5. 5. CHOOSING THE CASE OF PRONOUNS Pronouns have forms that show number and person, and they also have forms that show case. The rules for choosing the case of pronouns are simple: 1. When a pronoun is used as a subject, use the subjective case. 2. When a pronoun is used as the object of a verb or the object of a preposition, use the objective case.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    6. 6. CHOOSING THE CASE OF PRONOUNS Plural Subjective Objective Possessive Pronouns Case Case Case 1st person we us our 2nd person you you your 3rd person they, them, their who, whom, whose whoever whomeverCopyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    7. 7. CHOOSING THE CASE OF PRONOUNS 3. When a pronoun is used to show ownership, use the possessive case. Singular Subjective Objective Possessive Pronouns Case Case Case 1st person I me my 2nd person you you your 3rd person he,she,it, him,her,it his,her,its who, whom, whose whoever whomeverCopyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    8. 8. CHOOSING THE CASE OF PRONOUNS If the pronoun is part of a related group of words, isolate the pronoun. Next, try out the pronoun choices. Then decide which pronoun is correct and write the correct sentence.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    9. 9. COMMON ERRORS WITH CASE OF PRONOUNS Be careful to avoid these common errors: 1. Between is a preposition, so the pronouns that follow it are objects of the preposition. 2. Never use myself as a replacement for I or me. 3. The possessive pronoun its has no apostrophe. 4. Pronouns that complete comparisons can be in the subjective, objective, or possessive case. 5. Who and whoever are in the subjective case. Whom and whomever are in the objective case.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    10. 10. FIRST-PERSON POINT-OF-VIEW USESA. pronouns in the you form.B. pronouns I or we.C. pronouns he, she, it, or they.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    11. 11. FIRST-PERSON POINT-OF-VIEW USESA. pronouns in the you form.B. pronouns I or we.C. pronouns he, she, it, or they.recognize first-, second-, and third-person points ofviewCopyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    12. 12. SECOND-PERSON POINT-OF-VIEW USESA. pronouns in the you form.B. pronouns I or we.C. pronouns he, she, it, or they.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    13. 13. SECOND-PERSON POINT-OF-VIEW USESA. pronouns in the you form.B. pronouns I or we.C. pronouns he, she, it, or they.recognize first-, second-, and third-person points ofviewCopyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    14. 14. THIRD-PERSON POINT-OF-VIEW USESA. pronouns in the you form.B. pronouns I or we.C. pronouns he, she, it, or they.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    15. 15. THIRD-PERSON POINT-OF-VIEW USESA. pronouns in the you form.B. pronouns I or we.C. pronouns he, she, it, or they.recognize first-, second-, and third-person points ofviewCopyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.

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