Appositives in Online Writing

I was getting my daily news fix the other day and came across an article about the current state of immigration reform in Congress. As I read, I came across this sentence: “They’re willing to treat people who simply want to make a better way of life for themselves and their families inhumanely and use Read More

On Appositives and Emphasis

I encountered the use of appositives in two texts that I read this week and both had me thinking about the way we order the elements of an appositive (i.e., the noun and the phrase being used to rename the noun) to achieve a specific emphasis. The first use comes from the thesis I read Read More