Saturday, June 9, 2007

Apostrophes of Possession

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Catie Rose said...

“Shortly after your grandmother’s funeral three years ago, your Father ordered all your mother’s photographs destroyed.” – Chinese Cinderella Adeline Yen Mah 66
“She squeezed Mother’s arm. Mother gritted her teeth” – Fever 1793, Laurie Halse Anderson, p. 48
“But trust in one’s partners is a luxury denied those who sign on as clients on a guided ascent; one must put one’s faith in the guide instead” – Into the Air, Jon Krakauer p. 47
** “Syls gone to get the boys” – This World We Live In, Susan Beth Pfeffer, p. 88 (non-example)
“Mom’s van and Matt’s car and Mrs. Nesbitt’s car hadn’t started when Dad tried them last night, and Matt was so angry at himself that he picked a fight with Syl.” – This World We Live In, Susan Beth Pfeffer p. 166
“Clarisse had armed herself with a highly collectible ram’s-horn spear from the Cyclops’s cave” – The Sea of Monsters, Rick Riordan, p. 215