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1 Proofreading Warm-up Item 1 one characteristic of the American Romantic hero is a sense of honor based on some high principal Corrected One characteristic of the American Romantic hero is a sense of honor based on some high principle.

2 Proofreading Warm-up Item 2 Some of Washington Irvings storys was based on german folk tales. Corrected Some of Washington Irving’s stories were based on German folk tales.

3 Proofreading Warm-up Item 3 Was Rip Van Winkle lazy or was he just a good natured man which enjoied not doing to much. Corrected Was Rip Van Winkle lazy, or was he just a good- natured man who enjoyed not doing too much?

4 Proofreading Warm-up Item 4 among american writers of the nineteenth-century there was intellectual ferment Corrected Among American writers of the nineteenth century, there was intellectual ferment. [hyphen deleted]

5 Proofreading Warm-up Item 5 The formation of various utopian groups were a result of this ferment. Corrected The formation of various utopian groups was a result of this ferment.

6 Proofreading Warm-up Item 6 The word transcendental refers to the idea, that one must go beyond every day experience Corrected The word transcendental refers to the idea that one must go beyond everyday experience. [comma deleted]

7 Proofreading Warm-up Item 7 Transcendentalists were idealists, they beleived in human perfectibility. Corrected Transcendentalists were idealists; they believed in human perfectibility.

8 Proofreading Warm-up Item 8 Emerson begun to give public lecture’s to supplement his meager income. Corrected Emerson began to give public lectures to supplement his meager income.

9 Proofreading Warm-up Item 9 he demanded that american scholars free themselves from the passed. Corrected He demanded that American scholars free themselves from the past.

10 Proofreading Warm-up Item 10 William Cullen Bryant was only sixteen years’ old when he wrote the poem thanatopsis Corrected William Cullen Bryant was only sixteen years old when we wrote the poem “Thanatopsis.”

11 Proofreading Warm-up Item 11 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 The movie Dead Poets Society include quotations from Thoreaus book Walden. Corrected The movie Dead Poets Society includes quotations from Thoreau’s book Walden.

13 Proofreading Warm-up Item 13 About twenty eight dollars are how much Thoreau spent, to build his house at Walden pond. Corrected About twenty-eight dollars is how much Thoreau spent to build his house at Walden Pond. [comma deleted]

14 Proofreading Warm-up Item 14 In this here letter martin luther king jr explains his veiws on the difference between just and unjust laws. Corrected In 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 some of the masterpeices of American literature was written in the nineteenth century Corrected Some of the masterpieces of American literature were written in the nineteenth century.


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