A TRUE METAPHOR
I think this adage is applicable to the examples below it.
Identify the author of this little gem.
“Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon and star.”
THE USUAL POOR WRITING
I sure hope you learn something about how not to write when you attempt to correct the errors in the examples that follow.
Find, identify and correct the errors in the following example.
“I’ve sang jazz since I was thirteen years old, which is kind of like my little secret that Tony found out.”
Lady Gaga, in a story, “Lady Gaga Cheek to Cheek with Bennett” by Mesfin Fekadu of The Associated Press, in The Windsor Star, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.
“A cascade of pollutants and contaminants wash into each creek, river and tributary from a slew of sources, making single-target solutions ineffective and large-scale explanations daunting.”
Michelle Mark, “A shrinking footprint clears the tides”, The Windsor Star, Thursday, July 24, 2014.
The word for today is “grotesquery”.
What part of speech is “grotesquery”?
Define “grotesquery” and use it in a sentence that demonstrates its true meaning.