Alvin Josephy’s house, the students’ books
It’s a chilly morning
The number of recent Ph.D’s in English has declined.
·Anticipatory: conjunction of sentences when the second sentence explains the first one:
When Josephy began writing, Henry Luce’s views were common: Say
“Indian” and people weren’t interested.
The merry din of talk, laughter, music, and clattering spills outside.
·Coordinate adjectives (adjectives that can be joined with ‘and’)
One after another, cars roll down the wide, straight avenues.
·State and Year
Le Bistro is the newest restaurant in Corvallis, Oregon.
She was born on February 13, 1998, on a really sunny day.
He and his wife, Betty, became a true part of Nez Perce country.
Costas Simitis, the socialist prime minister of Greece, announced today that he will seek re-election at his party’s primaries.
Josephy has the look of an Oregon rancher, but his voice flows from another
Delimiter--Setting off elements/separating them from the independent clause
As a correspondent in World War II, he landed with the marines in Guam.
It took Josephy a decade to do that, with years of library research and
interviewing Nez Perce.
These loans, let me emphasize, are not the ones the states were anxious to make.
·Non-restrictive relative clause (commenting)
In World War II, when I was on a troop ship going to the South Pacific, I
worried that I’d never get to Oregon.
·Introductory dependent (subordinate) clauses
When Josephy began writing, Henry Luce’s views were common.
Please listen to me, everyone.
Recalls Josephy, “I left thinking, ‘This is a hell of a story, and somebody’s got
To write it.’”
establish the room’s rectilinear frame.
It’s a neighborhood of broad avenues and a rich mixture of architecture—from
Victorian and art deco homes to poured-concrete warehouses and
gleaming glass high-rises.
·Conjunction of sentences
Publishers Blanche and Alfred Knopf were his aunt and uncle; family friend
H.L.Mencken encouraged his aspirations towards journalism.
·Separation in a series that includes internal punctuation
It contains radiant-heated, recycled-brick floors; a soaring fireplace; and a
light-gathering 150-foot square addition that acts as a cozy sitting area.