Conjunctions and Interjections Illustrated

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  • 1. Sample Handmade Responses to Hale’s Sin and Syntax,Chapter 7-8, Conjunctions and Interjections with corresponding citations from the chapter Angelo State University English 4361: English Grammar Dr. Laurence Musgrove Department of English and Modern Languages February 5, 2013 www.theillustratedprofessor.com @lemusgro
  • 2. “Coordinate conjunctions, or the FANBOYS (For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So)coordinate words, phrases, and clauses of equivalent values” (113).
  • 3. “Coordinate conjunctions, or the FANBOYS (For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So)coordinate words, phrases, and clauses of equivalent values” (113).
  • 4. “If you wanna be a pro, don’t act as if you don’t know what you’re doing”(119).
  • 5. “The swapping of like, a preposition, for as or as if, both conjunctions, is onecase that only the grittiest grammarians continue to oppose” (119).
  • 6. “In and of themselves, conjunctions offer little in the way of literary flash, butthey help to smooth prose, link ideas, and telegraph contradiction” (115).
  • 7. “In speech, like is an interjection buys you a little time when your mind can’tkeep up with your mouth” (126).
  • 8. “Different kinds of conjunctions join things in different ways” (113).
  • 9. “Conjunctions connect words, phrases, and clauses… Conjunctions placethemselves at critical junctions in a sentence where they connect words and linkideas” (113).
  • 10. “…conjunctions place themselves at critical junctions in a sentence, where theyconnect words and link ideas” (113). “You’ll most likely find interjections at thebeginning of a sentence, followed by a comma or an exclamation point” (122).
  • 11. “…conjunctions…connect words and link ideas” (113). “…an interjection is a cry,cluck, or sudden outburst” (122).
  • 12. “Something ‘thrown between or among’ other things, an interjection is a cry,cluck, or sudden outburst” (122).
  • 13. “To the house constructed of the parts of speech, we must finally addInterjections—the banging windows and bursting pipes that add excitement tothe story inside” (122).