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Hedging in Academic Writing

In academic writing, it is wise to be careful in one’s statements to differentiate between facts and claims. This is customarily known as “hedging.” Hedging is a pragmatic…

What are Dangling Modifiers?

A modifier is any word or group of words that describes or qualifies the meaning of other parts of a sentence. When used accurately, a modifier can inform and clarify. When used…