Speaking Writing Articles
Be careful to distinguish the meaning of these two little pre...
Each Otherone Another
Each other refers to two, one another to more than two. "Jone...
Expressive Of Writer
Style is expressive of the writer, as to who he is and what h...
A Pronoun is a word used for or instead of a noun to keep us ...
It must be remembered that two negatives in the English langu...
Don't say "He is well known through the land," but "He is wel...
In the subjunctive mood the plural form were should be used w...
Don't confound the two. Eat is present, ate is past. "I eat t...
ESSENTIALS OF ENGLISH GRAMMAR
Divisions of Grammar Definitions - Etymology.
In order to speak and write the English language correctly, it is
imperative that the fundamental principles of the Grammar be mastered,
for no matter how much we may read of the best authors, no matter how
much we may associate with and imitate the best speakers, if we do not
know the underlying principles of the correct formation of sentences and
the relation of words to one another, we will be to a great extent like
the parrot, that merely repeats what it hears without understanding the
import of what is said. Of course the parrot, being a creature without
reason, cannot comprehend; it can simply repeat what is said to it, and
as it utters phrases and sentences of profanity with as much facility as
those of virtue, so by like analogy, when we do not understand the
grammar of the language, we may be making egregious blunders while
thinking we are speaking with the utmost accuracy.
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