Conjunctions and Interjections Illustrated

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Conjunctions and Interjections Illustrated

  1. 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. 2. “Coordinate conjunctions, or the FANBOYS (For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So)coordinate words, phrases, and clauses of equivalent values” (113).
  3. 3. “Coordinate conjunctions, or the FANBOYS (For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So)coordinate words, phrases, and clauses of equivalent values” (113).
  4. 4. “If you wanna be a pro, don’t act as if you don’t know what you’re doing”(119).
  5. 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. 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. 7. “In speech, like is an interjection buys you a little time when your mind can’tkeep up with your mouth” (126).
  8. 8. “Different kinds of conjunctions join things in different ways” (113).
  9. 9. “Conjunctions connect words, phrases, and clauses… Conjunctions placethemselves at critical junctions in a sentence where they connect words and linkideas” (113).
  10. 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. 11. “…conjunctions…connect words and link ideas” (113). “…an interjection is a cry,cluck, or sudden outburst” (122).
  12. 12. “Something ‘thrown between or among’ other things, an interjection is a cry,cluck, or sudden outburst” (122).
  13. 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).

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