Quiz Help (Acdemic Writing)

Jun 30th, 2015
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1. Which conjunctive adverb (preceded by a semicolon and followed a comma) would be the most logical choice for combining these two independent clauses?

Facebook connects people from around the world. Twitter allows users to reach a world-wide audience.

a. however
b. furthermore
c. similarly
d. thus
e. therefore

2. Which coordinating conjunction, preceded by a comma, would be the most logical choice for combining the following independent clauses/sentences into one sentence?

A long sentence can be used to great rhetorical effect. It can be difficult to sustain a clear focus over several complex independent clauses. 

a. for
b. and
c. nevertheless
d. but
e. however

3. Match terms and definitions. Please note that information about these terms was provided in your reading and in lectures 10 and 11.

Three independent clauses in a repeated grammatical pattern.

A term to describe two clauses, sentences or even paragraphs with contrasting content but similar syntax (structure).

The repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses or sentences.

The (usually obvious) lack of conjunctions (and, or,), in a list or series of clauses.

A sentence in which the independent/main clause comes at the end.

A sentence that begins with an independent/main clause.

The (usually obvious) use or over-use of conjunctions in a list or series of clauses.

A sentence in which the independent/main clause is placed in the middle.

A . Loose or Cummulative
B. Triad
C. Anaphora
D. Centred
E. Polycendeton
F. Periodic
G. Asyndenton
H. Juxtaposition

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