Pronouns in Compounds You know that two or more simple subjects joined by and or or make up a compound subject. Use subject pronouns in compound sentences. If you want to include yourself as part of the compound subject, use the subject pronoun I. It is polite to mention yourself last. She and he invited the parents. Pam or I will speak at the assembly. To check that the pronoun is correct, try using it alone as the subject. For example, drop the words Pam or. I will speak at the assembly is correct. Me will speak at the assembly is not correct. You know that an object pronoun is used in two ways. It receives the action of a verb, and it is used after words such as to, in, for, and at. Any pronoun in a compound object must be an object pronoun. Here, too, it is polite to mention yourself last. The principal congratulated Tom and me. The class invited her, him, and me. An award was given to Ana and me. (Try using it alone) Which pronouns are correct? 1. You and (I, me) are studying the French Revolution. 2. Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI interest (me and you, you and me) 3. France was ruled by (she, her) and (he, him) 4. To the French people, (she, her) and he seemed cruel and unjust. 5. The people criticized the king and (she, her). 6. They asked (him and her, he and she) for better laws. 7. She and (he, him) lived a life of luxury. Which pronouns are correct? 8. (They, Them) and the people lived very different lives. 9. A huge gap separated the people and (they, them). 10. (He and she, Him and her) ruled Russia before the revolution. 11. The people forced (him and her, he and she) off the throne. 12. We thought that (him, he) and Alexandra had fled to Russia. 13. (He, Him) and his family never managed to escape. 14. This was a surprise to (me and the others, the others and me). 15. (Them and me, They and I) wanted to learn more. 16. The librarian helped the others and (I, me) with our research. 17. (Me and her, She and I) found several interesting books.