Commands order one or more people to do or not to do something.Their subject is "you," whether … [Read more...] about Commands demand.
A sentence expresses a relationship between a doer and an action.Credit: Photo by Clarissa … [Read more...] about Sentence Building
A fragment is a piece of a sentence, words strung together which do not express a complete thought … [Read more...] about Fragments
Dependent clauses need independent clauses, just as children need adults to care for … [Read more...] about Dependent vs. Independent Clause
The rule to create a sentence wants a subject plus verb and optional adornments.Each language … [Read more...] about Sentence Rules
Questions ask for information or they seek permission.?What does a question … [Read more...] about Questions (?)
Each of these requires a comma when combining two independent clauses (sentences).Not every … [Read more...] about FANBOYS in Grammar
Generalizations as simple statements or comparisonsA generalization paints everything with the … [Read more...] about Are Generalizations True?
A new paragraph indicates a change, as in speaker, action, place, or time.¶Related … [Read more...] about Paragraphs Are Related Sentences
Misplaced modifiers confuse the reader.Misplaced or dangling modifiers mess up word … [Read more...] about Word Order Matters
A declarative sentence explains.An exclamatory sentence shouts.An interrogative sentence … [Read more...] about Function of Sentences
Diversity matters in writing as well as in life and in nature.Variation in the type and length … [Read more...] about Simple, Compound, Complex Sentences
Believe it or not, there is a rule for the order of adjectives in front of a noun.If you have … [Read more...] about Order of Adjectives