This index includes 427 references to both the Guide to Grammar and Writing and Principles of Composition. It does not, however, include references to the interactive Quizzes or to the Grammarlogs (posted responses to ASK GRAMMAR queries). The Frequently Asked Questions page and the Guide's Search Engine will also help you find help on grammatical issues, tips on composition, and advice on English usage. A, An, The (articles) A- Adjectives Abbreviations Abstract Nouns Absolute Phrases Acronyms (plurals of) Acronyms (redundancy) Active Voice (in verbs) A.D. and B.C. Adjectives Adjective Clauses Adjectival Labels Adjuncts Adverbs Adverb Clauses Adverbial Conjunctions Agenda (for meetings) Agent (of a sentence) Agreement: Pron. & Ant. Agreement: Subj. - Verb Alphabetical Order Amplifiers Analysis-Classification And to begin sent. Anomalous Anonymies Antecedent Apologetic Quotation Marks Apostrophe APA-style Documentation Appositive Phrases Argumentative Essays Articles Articles & Acronyms As versus Like Ask Grammar Attributive Noun Author's Credentials Auxiliary Verbs Awards (for this site) Bad and Badly Bare Infinitive "Be" (the verb) Euphemism Evaluative Essays Examples (in essays) Exclamation Mark Expletive Constructions Factitive Verbs Family Names (plurals) FANBOYS FAQ (page) Few and A Few Fewer and Less Finite Verbs First Conditional Five-Paragraph Essay Focus Adverbs Format Requirements Fragments Freewriting Freq. Asked Questions Fused Sentences Future Tenses Gender Problems Gerunds Gerunds vs Infinitives Gerund Phrases Gettysburg Address (parallelism) Going to . . . Good and Well GRAMMARLOGS (answers) GrammarPoll GrammarRock Lyrics Guestbook Guestbook Archives Have, Has, and Had Helping Verbs Historical (a/an) Holidays (forms) Homonyms/Homophones Hyphens I.e. and e.g. Imperative Mood Indefinite Pronouns Plague Words Pleonasm Plural Noun Forms Plurals & Apostrophes Plurals of Compounds Point of View Possessives Possessive w/ Gerunds Powerpoint Presentations Predeterminers Predicate Adjectives Predicate Nominative Predicates Prefixes Preposition (end of sent.) Prepositions Prepositions (list) Prepositions, Superfluous Prepositional Phrases Primer Language (Avoiding) Process Essays Progressive Verbs Pronouns (Defined) Pronoun - Ant. Agrmnt Pronouns & Nouns Combined Pronoun Cases Pronoun Consistency Proofreading/Editing Proofreading Symbols Proper Adjectives Proper Nouns Punctuation Purpose (in writing) Quantifiers Question Marks QUIZZES Quotation Marks Reciprocal Pronouns Redundancy (Avoiding) Referral Form Relative Adverbs Relative Clauses Because to begin sent. Because clause Bible (parallelism) Bookshelf (recommended) Brackets Brainstorming British Spelling Bulleted Lists Bush, George W., solecisms Business Letter (format) But to begin sent. Can and Could Capitalization Case (of pronouns) Cases in appositives Catenative Verbs Causative Verbs Cause-Effect Essays Classification-Analysis Clauses Cleft Sentences Clichés (Eliminating) Clustering (ideas) Coherence Collective Adjectives Collective Nouns Colon Combining Sentences Commas Comma Splices Company Names Comparative Adjectives Comparative Adverbs Comparison-Contrast Complements Complete Predicates Complex Sentences Compositions (writing) Compound Plurals Compound Possessives Compound Words Compound Sentences Compounded Subjects/Objects Compound-Complex Sentences Compounding Pronouns Computers and Writing Concluding Paragraphs Concrete Language Concise Sentences Conditional Verbs Conditional (1st, 2nd, 3rd) Confusion (Eliminating) Conjunctions Conjunctive Adverbs Conjuncts Contractions Contractions (in essays) Coordinate Adjectives Coordinating Conjunctions Copulas (verbs) Correlative Conjunctions Could Count Nouns Cumulative Sentences Dangling Modifiers Dashes Indefinite Relative Pronouns Independent Clauses Indicative Mood Indirect Objects Indirect Questions Indirect Quotations Indirect Speech Infinitives Infinitive Phrases Initials Intensifiers (adverbs) Intensifiers (Unnecessary) Intensive Pronouns Interjections Internet (writing resource) Interrobang Interrogative Adjectives Interrogative Pronouns Intransitive Verbs Introductory Paragraphs Inversion (of subj-verb) Irregular Plurals Irregular Verb Forms Italics Its versus It's Jr., Sr., etc. Lay, lie Less and Fewer Like versus As Linking Verbs Lists Literature (writing about) Little and A Little Logic Mass Nouns May and Might Minutes (for meetings) Misplaced Modifiers Mixed Constructions Mixed Metaphors MLA-style documentation Mnemonics (spelling) Modal Auxiliary Verbs Modifiers Modifier Placement Moods of Verbs More Than vs Over Mutating/Mutated Plurals Myself, me Narrative Essays Nonrestrictive Clauses Negative Adverbs Nominative Absolute Nominative Possessive Non-Count Nouns None (singular/plural) Non-Finite Verbs Nouns Noun Clauses Noun Markers Noun of Address Noun Phrases NOTORIOUS CONFUSABLES Numbered Lists Numbers (Using) Object Complements Relative Pronouns Reflexive Pronouns Reported Speech Research Papers Restrictive Clauses Resulting Copulas Resumes Resumptive Modifier Reviews (Literary) Rhetorical Questions Run-on Sentences SEARCH ENGINE Second Conditional Sequence of Tenses Semicolons Sentence Combining Sentences (defined) Sentences (types) Sentential Clauses Sequence of Verbs Serial Comma Sexism in Language Shall and Will Should Sic Silent Speech Simple Predicates Simple Sentences Simple Subjects Single Quote Marks Slant (or Slash) Slash (or Virgule) Solidus (or Slant) Spelling Split Infinitives Sports Teams' Names Squinting Modifiers Stacked Noun Phrases Stative Verbs Stylistic Fragments Subject Complements Subjects Subject-Verb Agreement Subject-Verb Inversion Subjunctive Mood Subordinate Clause Subordinating Conjunctions Summative Modifier Suffixes Superlative (Adjectives) Suspended Compounds Tag Questions Tenses of Verbs Tense Consistency Than and Then Than (in comparisons) That (omitted) That versus Which Thesis Statement Third Conditional Third-Person Essays Titles (italics, etc.) "To Be" Verb Tone Topic Sentence Toward and Towards Deadly Sin Checklist Definition Essays Degrees (adj) w/ premodifiers Demonstrative Pronouns Dependent Clauses Descriptive Essays Determiners Diagramming Sentences Dictionaries, Thesauri (list) Direct Objects Directory of Tenses Discontinuous noun phrase Disjuncts Display (Vertical) Lists Ditransitive Verbs Do, Does, Did Do versus Make Double Negatives Double Possessives Double Prepositions Double Punctuation Downtoners Dynamic Verbs Editing/Proofreading E.g. and i.e. Ellipsis Elliptical Clauses E-mail (capitals) Emphasizers Emphatic Sentences Essay Writing Essential Clauses Objectivity (maintaining) Objects One (as a pronoun) Online Resources Outlining Over vs. more than Oxford Comma Packed Noun Phrases Paragraphs Parallelism Parentheses Parenthetical Elements Participles Participial Phrases Particles Parts of Speech Passive Gerunds Passive Infinitives Passive Participles Passive Voice (in verbs) Perfect Infinitive Periodic Sentences Periods Person (of pronouns) Personal Essays Personal Pronouns Phrasal Modals Phrasal Verbs Phrases Plagiarism (avoiding) Guide to Grammar and Writing Transitions (b/w sentences, par's) Transitive Verbs Unbiased Language Underlining Understood Subjects Untriggered Reflexive Pron. Used to Verbals Verbs Verb Complements Verb Tense Sequence Verb Tense Directory Verb Tenses Verb Tense Consistency Vertical (Display) Lists Viewpoint Adverbs Virgule (or Slash) Vocatives Vocabulary (Building) Voice (active/passive) Warning (about Guide use) Well and Good Which versus That Who and Whom Will and Shall Will and Would Wordy versus Concise Sentences Writers (on writing) Writer's Block Zero Articles Principles of Composition The Guide to Grammar and Writing is sponsored by the Capital Community College Foundation, a nonprofit 501 c-3 organization that supports scholarships, faculty development, and curriculum innovation. If you feel we have provided something of value and wish to show your appreciation, you can assist the College and its students with a tax-deductible contribution. For more about giving to Capital, write to CCC Foundation, 950 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103. 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