Presentation on theme: "Proofreading Warm-up Item 1 Corrected"— Presentation transcript:
1 Proofreading Warm-up Item 1 Corrected one characteristic of the American Romantic hero is a sense of honor based on some high principalCorrectedOne characteristic of the American Romantic hero is a sense of honor based on some high principle.
2 Proofreading Warm-up Item 2 Corrected Some of Washington Irvings storys was based on german folk tales.CorrectedSome of Washington Irving’s stories were based on German folk tales.
3 Proofreading Warm-up Item 3 Corrected Was Rip Van Winkle lazy or was he just a good natured man which enjoied not doing to much.CorrectedWas Rip Van Winkle lazy, or was he just a good-natured man who enjoyed not doing too much?
4 Proofreading Warm-up Item 4 Corrected among american writers of the nineteenth-century there was intellectual fermentCorrectedAmong American writers of the nineteenth century, there was intellectual ferment. [hyphen deleted]
5 Proofreading Warm-up Item 5 Corrected The formation of various utopian groups were a result of this ferment.CorrectedThe formation of various utopian groups was a result of this ferment.
6 Proofreading Warm-up Item 6 Corrected The word transcendental refers to the idea, that one must go beyond every day experienceCorrectedThe word transcendental refers to the idea that one must go beyond everyday experience. [comma deleted]
7 Proofreading Warm-up Item 7 Corrected Transcendentalists were idealists, they beleived in human perfectibility.CorrectedTranscendentalists were idealists; they believed in human perfectibility.
8 Proofreading Warm-up Item 8 Corrected Emerson begun to give public lecture’s to supplement his meager income.CorrectedEmerson began to give public lectures to supplement his meager income.
9 Proofreading Warm-up Item 9 Corrected he demanded that american scholars free themselves from the passed.CorrectedHe demanded that American scholars free themselves from the past.
10 Proofreading Warm-up Item 10 Corrected William Cullen Bryant was only sixteen years’ old when he wrote the poem thanatopsisCorrectedWilliam Cullen Bryant was only sixteen years old when we wrote the poem “Thanatopsis.”
11 Proofreading Warm-up Item 11 Corrected I couldn’t of wrote a poem like that when I was sixteen my Dad said.Corrected“I couldn’t have written a poem like that when I was sixteen,” my dad said.
12 Proofreading Warm-up Item 12 Corrected The movie Dead Poets Society include quotations from Thoreaus book Walden.CorrectedThe movie Dead Poets Society includes quotations from Thoreau’s book Walden.
13 Proofreading Warm-up Item 13 Corrected About twenty eight dollars are how much Thoreau spent, to build his house at Walden pond.CorrectedAbout twenty-eight dollars is how much Thoreau spent to build his house at Walden Pond. [comma deleted]
14 Proofreading Warm-up Item 14 Corrected In this here letter martin luther king jr explains his veiws on the difference between just and unjust laws.CorrectedIn this letter Martin Luther King, Jr., explains his views on the difference between just and unjust laws. [here deleted]
15 Proofreading Warm-up Item 15 Corrected some of the masterpeices of American literature was written in the nineteenth centuryCorrectedSome of the masterpieces of American literature were written in the nineteenth century.