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Curious Case Of The Misplaced Modifier

by Bonnie Trenga

  • 211 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Writers Digest Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Composition & Creative Writing - Academic,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Arts & Humanities,
  • Writing Skills,
  • Reference,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12286940M
    ISBN 101582975612
    ISBN 109781582975610

    Bonnie Trenga is the author of Curious Case of the Misplaced Modifier ( avg rating, ratings, 32 reviews, published ) and Off-The-Wall Skits w /5. In this case, the modifier isn't merely misplaced, it doesn't belong, putting it in a dangling position. Here's another dangling modifier: Hoping to earn a free ticket, Mary was disappointed by the day. The goal may be to say that, since Mary didn't earn a free ticket, she was disappointed. But, as this sentence stands, it's rather disjointed.

    Books: "Riptide" and "Curious Case of the misplaced modifier" teh misplaced modifier is a book to work on writing skills, told in ahumorous "investigator like" way. Interesting enough for me to actually read it:) jess_caine. 4 Jan , Curious Case Of The Misplaced Modifier, Bonnie Trenga, F+W Media, , , , pages. The Seven Writing Mysteries that Really Matter Most people think that good grammar leads to good writing. But the truth is that while good writing may be technically correct, it's also strong, concise, and specific.

    The Curious Case of the Misplaced Modifier. by Bonnie Trenga (with modifications by Mrs. Kibbie) A modifier is a word or short phrase that describes something. In the following sentence, the underlined phrase is a modifier that describes the cop. THE CURIOUS CASE OF THE MISPLACED MODIFIER! Hilarious Animal Examples of Misplaced Modifiers: Reading a book, my cat crawled into my lap. While reading the newspaper, the cat jumped on the table. The young girl was walking the dog in a short skirt.


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