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1 SoW #3 Semicolons

2  lated lated

3 The Semicolon from James Kotecki's How to Write More Better-er 

4 Practice Semicolon Quiz  Is the semicolon used correctly in the sentence below? Number your paper from 1 – 6. Write “A” for correct or “B” for incorrect.  1 ~ George Orwell's essay "Shooting an Elephant" is about a rampaging elephant; and Orwell's decision to shoot this elephant.  A) The semicolon is correct.  B) The semicolon is incorrect.  2 ~ George Orwell's essay "Shooting an Elephant" is about a rampaging elephant; Orwell reluctantly decides to shoot this elephant.  A) The semicolon is correct.  B) The semicolon is incorrect.  3 ~ A draft of my first essay is due on Monday; I also need to read the second chapter of the textbook.  A) The semicolon is correct.  B) The semicolon is incorrect.  4 ~ A draft of my first essay is due on Monday; and I also need to read the second chapter of the textbook.  A) The semicolon is correct.  B) The semicolon is incorrect.  5 ~ I enjoyed spending a week in Florida; however, it was nice to return home after the long vacation.  A) The semicolon is correct.  B) The semicolon is incorrect.  6 ~ The sunny days in Florida; however, gave me a bad sunburn.  A) The semicolon is correct.  B) The semicolon is incorrect.


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