Pronouns, I’m All For Them

 

thumbs up manPronouns, I’m all for them.

Pronouns are words which masquerade as nouns hiding in plain sight and indicating meaning to the reader. They substitute for specific nouns and are known as the noun’s antecedent.

An example would be:

When the bird warbles, it is happy. (It is the pronoun acting as the antecedent)

Noun-Sense

The cock crowed, the sun rose, and I with my coffee cup sat at the computer thinking about writing. Telling a compelling story is terrific. Writing pages and pages is great, but…am I writing right?

Bound and determined to answer this question I started a quest to review basic grammar over the next few weeks. Today’s lesson:  Nouns