GrammarParts of Speech Pronouns
Pronoun A word that takes the place of one or more nouns
Types of Pronouns personal reflexive intensive Demonstrative Interrogative Indefinite
Personal Pronoun- refers to personal items Examples Hat, fur, newspaper, children, bell First Person – I , me, my, mine (Plural) we, us, our, ours Second Person- you, your, yours (same for plural form) Third Person- he, him, his, she , hers, it (plural) they, them their, theirs
Reflexive pronoun- refers back to the noun or the pronoun that is the subject of the sentence. Example Did Matthew make himself a costume?
Intensive Pronoun –not necessary part of a sentence, only included to add emphasis – or intensity- to the sentence. Example The mayor herself will be present at opening night.
Indefinite pronouns- refer to unnamed people or things. Example Another, anybody, everyone, nobody, both, few, many, others, all, most, none
Demonstrative pronoun- used to point out a specific person, place or thing. Example this, that, these, those
Interrogative- is used to ask a question. Example Which is the shortest scene in the play? Who is going to play her part?
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