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bill533:

Which sentence contains a comma splice? A) In order to prove his identity, Gatsby shows Nick the medal he won in the war. B) Because she's such a flake, Daisy cries when she sees Gatsby’s collection of shirts. C) At the end of the novel, Nick decides to leave New York because of what has happened. D) Jay Gatsby achieved his wealth in order to win over Daisy, his wealth was not enough to steal her away from Tom.

3 weeks ago
bill533:

is it D

3 weeks ago
umm:

Do you know what a comma splice is?

3 weeks ago
bill533:

incorrect use of a comma to connect two independent clauses

3 weeks ago
bill533:

then again, i think it's B

3 weeks ago
umm:

Bingo.

3 weeks ago
bill533:

D is correct. The comma separates two independent clauses, making it a comma splice. Instead of a comma, use a period or comma combined with a coordinating conjunction.

3 weeks ago
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