Take another look at the sentence:

Wiping fingerprints off his eyeglasses with a paper towel, the book pages were finally readable.

Wiping fingerprints off his eyeglasses with a paper towel, a participle phrase, comes right before book pages, an illogical target. People, not pages, can wipe eyeglasses with a paper towel!

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

Go back to the sentence to try again.

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