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Author Archive | Dawne DuCarpe

What Is a Participle?

What is a participle? Fully understanding the intricacies of participles and participial phrases can be complex. But in this article, we’ll be taking the easy street! To get a good grasp on the basics, take a look at this guide.

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How to Use Ellipses

Knowing how to use ellipses properly takes a bit of effort. In addition, different style guides have different rules on how to use them in your writing! Read on for quick tips on how to use ellipses in formal writing, and how they function in informal writing.

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How to Use Parentheses

You may be familiar with the basics of how to use parentheses. But this form of punctuation can get a little tricky, and sometimes we forget that there actually are rules regarding the use of these literary tools! Let’s take a look to see how much you know.

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