Saturday, 22 November 2003

I Hr: I BSc Phy/Chem
Started the poem 'Ode to a Skylark'
Use of Punctuation: To ensure the clarity nad readability of writing.
The use of Commas, before a coordinating conjunction joining independent clauses.
Ellipsis: The practice of leaving word(s) when they are not needed for the understanding of a text.
Phy: 15,25,26,29,31,35,38
Chem: 14,20,23,28,29,32,40,41,42

II BA Phil/Tam/His (Voc)
Completed the poem 'The World is too much with us'
His: 3,5
Tam: 1,3,11,14,19,23,26
Phil: 1,4,7,9,10,19,20,29,30,31,33,36,37,38,39,40
The use of semi colons:
Used between independent clauses not linked by a conjunction.
The coat is beyond repair; still Akay hopes to do sth about it.
Present were Cam, the wicked; Prue the Fair;

The use of Colons:
Used between two parts of a sentence, when the first part creates a sense of anticipation about what follows in the second.
Used to introduce a list:
The reading list includes the novels: 'Emma', 'Jane Eyre', 'The Mill on the Floss', etc
Commas make a break in the continuity of a sentence.
Dashes make a sharper break in the continuity.
Parentheses make a still sharper break in the continuity of sentences.
Dashes and parentheses are used to enclose a sentence element that interrupts the train of thought.
Square brackets around a parenthesis/within a paranthesis for easily distinguishing the levels of subordination.

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