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Index verbs, 53 309 participles, 111, 112 dangling participles avoiding, 14 parts of speech, 20, 44 (see also specific parts of speech (write them out, Brad)) adjectives, 35, 36, 37 adverbs, 37, 38, 39 conjunctions, 29, 30, 31 interjections, 41, 42 nouns, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26 prepositions, 31, 32, 33, 34 pronouns, 39, 40, 41 verbs, 26, 27, 28, 29, 44 passive sentences active sentences making, 228, 229 passive voice, 13, 55, 56, 228 exonerative passive voice, 56 past participle verbs, 45 past perfect tense, 45, 50 past progressive perfect tense, 51 past progressive tense, 51 past tense, 45 verbs, 45 past tenses, 50 Pennington, James, 194 perfect form tenses, 45 periods, 157, 219 person verbs, 53 personal pronouns, 40 persuasion, 209, 210 perverse rules, 12, 13 phonology, 180 phrases, 105, 114 (see also clauses) adjectival phrases, 105, 107 adverbial phrases, 105, 107 appositive phrases, 106, 108, 109, 110 gerund phrases, 106 infinitive phrases, 106 participle phrases, 106 prepositional phrases, 105, 106 redundancies, 228 verbal phrases, 106, 110, 111 gerund phrases, 112 infinitive phrases, 113 participle phrases, 111, 112 Plato, 5 plural, 85 collective nouns, 87, 88 indefinite pronouns, 88, 89, 90 nouns, 92 subjects, 86, 87 verbs, 86, 87, 92, 93 plural nouns, 23, 24, 25 Poe, Edgar Allan, 193, 194 Pooley, Robert, 64 positive degree adjectives and adverbs, 78 possessive case (genitive), 59 possessive nouns, 21, 22 possessive pronouns, 40, 71 contractions, 61 N narration, 208, 209 New Dictionary of American Slang, The (I(, 150 New Roget's Thesaurus of the English Language in Dictionary Form, The (i), 154 nominative case (subject), 59 nonessential appositives, 109 nonnative speakers of English, 251 nonrestrictive clauses, 74 nonstandard English, 5, 6 notes composing, 261 noun clauses, 121 nouns, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26 appositives, 107, 108 case, 58 collective nouns, 20, 87, 88 common nouns, 20 compound nouns, 20 definite articles, 26 plural, 92 plural nouns, 23, 24, 25 possessive nouns, 21, 22 predicate nominatives, 59, 91 prepositional phrases, 32 pronouns, 39, 40, 41 proper nouns, 20 word origin, 21 number, 85 agreement, 91 subjects, 91, 92 collective nouns, 87, 88 indefinite pronouns, 88, 89, 90 plural, 86, 87 nouns, 92 verbs, 92, 93 singular, 86 numbers commas, 161 O objective case (accusative), 59 one-word commands, 126 oral aural compared, 235 organizations cultures, 205 Origins A Short Etymological Dictionary of Modern English (i), 150 orthography, 180 Orwell, George, 250 other, else (i), 80 Oxford English Dictionary, The (i), 150 P Paine, Thomas, 199 parallel structure, 142, 143, 144, 195 parentheses, 167 participle phrases, 106, 111, 112