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January 9, 2018 | Author: Anonymous | Category: Arts & Humanities, Performing Arts, Drama
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Day 1

The play Antigone was written by Sophocles.

The list of characters in the play include the following Antigone, Ismene, Eurydice, Creon, and Haimon. Subject and verb agreement Use of underlining or italics with title of play Correct use of colon before a list

Day 1 The play Antigone was written by Sophocles. Use of underlining or italics with title of play The list of characters in the play includes the following: Antigone, Ismene, Eurydice, Creon, and Haimon. Subject and verb agreement Correct use of colon before a list

Day 2 Antigone gives readers alot of information about burial customs in ancient Greece.

What I want to say is that I have no doubt but that I will enjoy reading the play. Elimination of unnecessary conjunction but Revision of wordy sentence Correction of commonly misused words

Day 2 Antigone gives readers a lot of information about burial customs in ancient Greece. Correction of commonly misused words

_________________ What I want to say is that but___ I have no doubt that I will enjoy reading the play.

Revision of wordy sentence Elimination of unnecessary conjunction but

Day 3 Creon is King of Thebes. He is Antigone's uncle. He is also Ismene's uncle.

Creon's first words in Antigone are, "Gentlemen: I have the honor to inform you that" Use of ellipsis points to signal an incomplete quotation

Revision of choppy sentences Use of apostrophe to indicate join possession

Day 3 Creon is King of Thebes as well as Antigone and Ismene's uncle. Revision of choppy sentences Use of apostrophe to indicate join possession Creon's first words in Antigone are, "Gentlemen: I have the honor to inform you that...." Use of ellipsis points to signal an incomplete quotation

Day 4 Yes Antigone broke the law when she buryed her brother.

I definitely think Antigone is simply the most courageous character in literature.

Correction of spelling: base word with final y Use of comma after mild interjection Use of exclamation point to show strong emotion

Day 4 Yes, Antigone broke the law when she buried her brother. Use of comma after mild interjection Correction of spelling: base word with final y

I definitely think Antigone is simply the most courageous character in literature! Use of exclamation point to show strong emotion

Day 5 I finished reading Antigone at exactly 9:00 last night.

When I arrived at school I couldn't hardly wait to discuss the play.

Elimination of double negative Use of comma to set off an introductory subordinate clause Spelling out time expressed without the abbreviation A.M. or P.M.

Day 5 I finished reading Antigone at exactly nine o'clock last night. Spelling out time expressed without the abbreviation A.M. or P.M. When I arrived at school, I could hardly wait to discuss the play. Use of comma to set off an introductory subordinate clause Elimination of double negative

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