2.1 Nouns, Pronouns, and Agreement

This book covers the lesson relating to nouns, pronouns, and agreement.

Solve Complex Pronoun Agreement Issues

Example

Which sentence has a clear antecedent?

(1) Cal yelled at Fred because he wanted to watch the game.
(2) Althea smiled when she threw the bouquet to Mae.

Answer

In sentence (2), the pronoun she has a clear antecedent, Althea. In sentence (1), you can’t be sure if he refers to Cal or Fred.