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7 Pronoun- Antecedent Agreement
What is a pronoun?
Types of Pronouns COMPOUND: myself someone anybody everything itself Whatsoever PHRASAL: One another Each other
Classes of Pronouns
Personal Pronoun: takes the place of a noun List of personal pronouns: I, me, my, mine, we, us, our, ours, you, your, yours, they, them, their, theirs, he, him, his, she, her, hers, it, its
Types of Personal Pronouns: Reflexive and Intensive List of reflexive and intensive pronouns: Myself, yourself, himself, herself, itself, ourselves, yourselves, themselves
Relative Pronoun: relates an adjective clause to the noun or pronoun it modifies. List of relative pronouns: What, who, whose, whom, which, that
Indefinite Pronouns: refers to unnamed or unknown people. List of indefinite pronouns: All, another, any, anybody, anyone, anything, both, each, each one, either, everybody, everyone, everything, few, many, most, much, neither, nobody, none, no one, nothing, one, other, several, some, somebody, someone, something, such
Interrogative Pronouns: asks a question List of interrogative pronouns: Who, whose, whom, which, what
Demonstrative pronouns: points out people, places, or things without naming them. List of demonstrative pronouns: This, that, these, those e.com/watch?v=6e 1hZGDaqIw&featu re=related e.com/watch?v=6e 1hZGDaqIw&featu re=related
What is an antecedent?
Pronoun Antecedent: Agree in number Remember: the words each, either, neither, one, anyone, everyone, everybody, somebody, another, nobody, etc. are singular and take singular pronouns. Everybody ought to do his or her best. (NOT: their best) Neither of the girls brought her umbrella. (NOT: their umbrellas) Pronouns must also agree in GENDER!