Writing in the Vocative Case

When names are addressed directly in writing, the practice is known as the vocative case. Always separate an individual’s name from the rest of a sentence with a comma or commas when he or she is addressed directly. For example, the following sentences represent the vocative case: I will see you later, Julia. (The speaker … Continue reading Writing in the Vocative Case

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Prepositions Are Relationship Words

To define a preposition, think of it as a relationship word. Basically, the word “preposition”  means a word that is placed before another word. In this case, a preposition sits before a pronoun or noun to show the pronoun's or noun's association with another word. Prepositional Phrases A word following a preposition is its object. … Continue reading Prepositions Are Relationship Words