danysanchy97
  • danysanchy97
Please read the following sentence to answer the question. Sonya, my Mother, owns a bakery, and she makes the best brownies in town. Is the word mother capitalized correctly in the sentence? A. No, because it is a parenthetical element. B. No, because a possessive pronoun comes before the word. C. Yes, since Sonya is the owner of the bakery. D. Yes, since Sonya must be capitalized, so should mother.
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danysanchy97
  • danysanchy97
i think its A but im not sure
anonymous
  • anonymous
It's B
Atsie
  • Atsie
C or D seems pretty silly honestly. And B makes no sense. A is correct :)

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anonymous
  • anonymous
Mother is capitalized only when the current speaker is addressing his or her mother directly. For example, "Mother, have you seen Father?". However, if the current speaker is addressing her indirectly then the word 'mother' is not capitalized. For example, "My mother is the kindest person I know."
danysanchy97
  • danysanchy97
ok thank you. so A would be the correct answer?
Atsie
  • Atsie
I think so, because a possessive pronoun is known as truly indicating possession and is seen by words such as "mine, yours, hers, theirs." and A understates the fact that capitalizing mother in this sense would be the correct way to go.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Just because something is used as a parenthetical element in a sentence doesn't give it ground to be capitalized.
Atsie
  • Atsie
Then how does a possessive pronoun even make sense for this?
danysanchy97
  • danysanchy97
OK thank you. Can you guys help me in a few more questions?
Atsie
  • Atsie
I would love to. I'll do my best
anonymous
  • anonymous
What's your other question?
danysanchy97
  • danysanchy97
ill tag u guys just a sec
Atsie
  • Atsie
Kk
danysanchy97
  • danysanchy97
@Atsie @Cardinal_Carlo i put A and it was wrong
Atsie
  • Atsie
Maybe it was B after all, considering what was said in the above comments. This one is pretty tricky for me even.
anonymous
  • anonymous
I told you B was the answer. Maybe I was not clear enough, perhaps.
Atsie
  • Atsie
I gotta go, I'm sorry guys. Maybe I can try to help some more 2morrow
danysanchy97
  • danysanchy97
its alright thanks. sorry i dint answer i got busy again

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