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Atticus explains to his children that Mrs. Dubose was a lonely old woman who was fighting to numb the pain for many years; rather than a disgusting morphine addict.
what do you need it edited into?
I just wanted it to be checked over because i wasn't sure if i needed to put a ; between years and rather
I think that you should actually just put a comma there instead of a semi colon! but I could be wrong!
hmm i see do you know when you're supposed to use a ;
it's to separate different ideas right?
Semi colons are to be used in between two separate clauses. It is supposed to be used when both of the sentences can stand alone individually and you could use a period instead. :)
i initially put it there to show that Mrs. dubose being a helpless old lady and a morphine addict where different things
okay i see, so a comma would be better then, right? Atticus explains to his children that Mrs. Dubose was a lonely old woman who was fighting to numb the pain for many years, rather than a disgusting morphine addict.
yes I see, I still think that a comma would fit better in this situation. :)
^ like that?
yes that works fine! great job
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thank you for the clarification! @rosepetaling
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