Exercise 2

Finding Comma Splices and Fused Sentences

Directions: In the exercise that follows, you will read items that have three underlined parts. One of those underlined parts will be a comma splice or fused sentence. Choose the underlined part that you believe is the problem.

To keep track of your answers, print the accompanying handout. If you are unsure of your answer, consult the rules.

Remember that once you can find a problem, you're on your way to fixing it.

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