Commas and Semicolons - Advanced Practice

Advanced Practice

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Correct the comma and semicolon use in the following paragraph. You can copy and paste the original paragraph in the text box before making changes.

Please note, there may be multiple revision options although you will see only one revision after you submit your response. Compare your revision to the one provided and determine if one is more effective.

You must respond to each question before the AGG response will be displayed. After you submit each response, you will see the AGG response, but you won’t be able to see your response until the end. After the quiz, you will be able to review the summary of responses including the original paragraph, your own response and the AGG revision. This quiz has 1 question.

Example: The surrounding images of the personified rose and worm cause the reader to grasp a better understanding of the speaker’s feeling towards love; or the lack of love he faced. Ultimately the components of the imagery, figurative language, and setting bestow a mood of gloom, sadness, and betrayal.

Revision: The surrounding images of the personified rose and worm cause the reader to grasp a better understanding of the speaker’s feeling towards love or the lack of love he faced. Ultimately, the components of the imagery, figurative language, and setting bestow a mood of gloom, sadness, and betrayal.