Perhaps you’re familiar with this scenario: finally, after you’d forgotten you’d even turned it in, your teacher passes back the paper you slaved over (maybe for weeks, maybe until 4:57 the night
We’re all familiar with the old adage “you can’t compare apples and oranges.” The phrase is so ubiquitous, in fact, that “Apples to Apples” is now a popular party game. If you think about it, the title fits—you can only
If you’re taking the SAT before March 2016, you’ll be asked to write a two page essay that makes a completely one-dimensional argument supporting a yes or no answer to
Don’t stop reading! Yes, you use pronouns every day and you know how to use them—for the most part—but if you want to make an 800 on
Wait. Did that header just say “writing” and “parallelism”? Are they combining English and Math? I’m OUT!
No, don’t worry! We’re not about to start graphing sentences
Grammar instruction in public schools has, for the most part, gone the way of the dinosaurs (bye, Felicia!), but that doesn’t mean you don’t have to know
Paraphrasing is when you use different words to say the same thing; in other words, it’s when distinguishable synonyms are employed so that phrases are similar in meaning but different from one another.
Oftentimes, you will have to repeat yourself