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I thought I knew the difference between a passive and active sentence. Now I’m not so sure because of a crit I received on my story. Doesn’t whether the sentence is active or passive depend on whether the verb is active or passive? Jane threw the ball vs the ball was thrown by Jane. I had a critiquer tell me the following was passive: Out of his lab coat, Brizet looked remarkably presentable. Is it?
Archives in Category: 2004 Election
Ten minutes to write. Less time to read.
In Washington, George W. Bush takes the oath of office for the second time today. There will be the swearing in, the parade, and the parties. Our senators and representatives will be there. So will the justices of the Supreme
… finish reading Comfort Food
Bracelets are once again a political statement, thanks to some entrepreneurs who are selling red rubber ones and blue rubber ones so that people can proclaim their political preference on their wrists.
It isn’t the first time the bracelet has
… finish reading Color
There is a wonderful web site out there for Democrats in withdrawal. It’s called www.sorryeverybody.com. Basically, it is a collection of photographs sent in by people like you and me, and each photo shows an apology to the rest of
… finish reading Salve on a Wound
George Bush and his moral majority won the election. Mostly by mobilizing white, Christian, midwestern and southern voters, Bush succeeded in racking up a lead in those states that was insurmountable, even given the numbers of voters in the states
… finish reading Sad State of Affairs
The John vs. George Show absorbed a couple hours of my time each day. Now that it’s over, I’m following my own recent advice to talk show hosts and am looking around for new topics to write about. I’m also
… finish reading Getting Over It
Maybe I’m just a sore loser, but I’ve grown weary of talk show hosts who have used the recent election as grist for their conversation mills. Granted, during the spring primaries, the summer conventions, and the fall race to the
… finish reading Talking Heads
The election is finally over, and about the only thing I am really happy about is that Ohio didn’t become another Florida. We knew inside 24 hours who the next President of the United States would be, and there will
… finish reading Mudville, USA
I voted today, along with most of the other three thousand registered voters in my precinct. I stood in a line that trailed outside the door in weather that was less than inviting. Once inside the polling place, I waited
… finish reading Voting
Tonight is Election Eve, where everyone in our country will go to sleep under the current administration and wake up tomorrow ready to vote. Even the undecideds must climb down from the fence. Tomorrow night’s sleep may not be as
… finish reading Election Eve