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Pronouns and Antecedents
Review ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Review ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
General Rule for Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Note about Gender ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Person What is it? Singular Plural 1st Person Refers to self I, me We 2nd Person Person/thing speaking to You You 3rd Person Someone/ Thing separate from you He, She, It (or nouns referring to he, she, it) They (or nouns referring to they)
Steps for Determining if Pronouns and Antecedents Agree ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Special Cases Tricky Pronoun-Antecedent Situations
1) Indefinite Pronouns ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Ways to Deal with Indefinite Pronouns ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Ways to Deal with Indefinite Pronouns ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
2) Collective Nouns ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement w/ Collective Nouns ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
3) EVERY, EACH, ONE ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
4) Antecedents Joined by AND ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
5) Antecedents Joined by NOR or OR  or beginning with NEITHER, EITHER ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
5) Antecedents Ending in -s ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
6) Titles of Books, Movies and Companies ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]

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