Take another look at the sentence:

Breaking the lamp, Eric's bed should not have been bounced on.

Breaking the lamp, a participle phrase, comes right before bed, an illogical target. Eric, not the bed, is the one who is in trouble! [Eric's, a possessive noun, functions as an adjective describing bed.]

Before you continue, review the rules for misplaced and dangling modifiers.

Go back to the sentence to try again.

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