Properly use modifiers, parallelism, capitalization, and spelling

What is Mechanics?

Mechanics refers to the proper usage of modifiers, parallelism, capitalization, and spelling in your sentences. 



Parallel Structure


Run-On Sentences

Sentence Fragments


Additional articles on Mechanics:

  1. Capitalization

    Why is it important to follow capitalization rules? Following capitalization rules helps to maintain order in written text and makes...

  2. Spelling

    Why does correct spelling matter? When a word is misspelled or is mistakenly substituted for a word with a meaning...

  3. Use Parallel Structure

    What is parallel structure? Parallel structure is established when words within a sentence are united by consistent use of grammatical...