The Outright (pg 139 in C.E.A.).


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Here are a few sentences composed by expert essayists, however with parts forgot. She came back to her bench.The kid watched.About the bones, ants were ebbing awaySix young men came over the slope thirty minutes early that evening running hard. Presently, contrast those sentences and the firsts. Notice that the increments represent the uniqueness of the first sentences.
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The Absolute (pg 139 in C.E.A.) AbP

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Here are a few sentences composed by expert authors, however with parts forgot She came back to her seat. The kid viewed. About the bones, ants were ebbing ceaselessly Six young men came over the slope 30 minutes early that evening running hard

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Now, contrast those sentences and the firsts. See that the increases represent the uniqueness of the first sentences She came back to her seat, her face demonstrating all the despondency that had abruptly surpassed her. - Theodore Dreiser An American Tragedy The kid watched, his eyes swelling oblivious. - Edmund Ware An Underground Episode About the bones, ants were ebbing without end, their pliers brimming with meat . - Doris Lessing African Stories Six young men came over the slope 30 minutes early that evening running hard, their heads down, their lower arms working, their breath shrieking. - John Steinbeck The Red Pony

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Defintion A two word mix. A thing and a –ing or - ed verb included into a sentence.

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Example Instead of saying "The feline climbed the tree," say "Paws burrowing, feet kicking, the feline climbed the tree."

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Punctuation The AbP is constantly isolated with a comma

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Characteristics Absolutes are sentence parts that portray whatever is left of the sentence in which they show up. Absolutes are practically total sentences. As a test, you can make any outright a sentence by including was or were . Another approach to distinguish an outright is that numerous absolutes start with the words my, his, her, its, our, their (possessive pronouns). Absolutes can work as sentence openers, subject-verb parts, or sentence closers.

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Sentence openers His hands crude , he went after a level place at the top. - Richard Connell The Most Dangerous Game Each tyke conveying his little pack of crackling , we trod the long street home in the harsh elements winter evening. - Peter Abrahams Tell Freedom Outside, his carpetbag in his grasp , he remained for a period in the stable area. - Jessamyn West A Time for Learning

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Subject –verb parts Miss Hearne, her face smoldering , barely listened to those words. - Brian Moore The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne High noticeable all around, a little figure, his hands push in his short coat pockets , stood gazing out to ocean. - Katherine Mansfield The Voyage An Arab on a cruiser, his long robes flying in the twist of his speed , passed John at such a clasp, to the point that the spirals of tidy from his turnings out and about looked like little tornadoes - Elizabeth Yates Standing in Another\'s Shoes

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Sentence closers She shouted for Klaus–shrieked for him-and Klaus went ahead a dead run, his work boots brightened by the half full bucket of drain he had spilled on them. - Stephen King The Two Dead Girls He strolled with a demure strut, swinging out his legs in a half-cirle with every progression, his heels gnawing shrewdly into the red velvet cover on the floor. - Carson McCullers The Jockey Those who had gotten sharks had taken them to the shark processing plant on the opposite side of the inlet where they were raised on a piece and handle, their livers evacuated, their balances remove, their covers up cleaned out, and their substance cut into strips for salting. - Ernest Hemingway The Old Man and the Sea

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