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a participle that ends in -ing, e.g. swimming, running. Present participles can be used in the following ways:
As a gerund (noun), e.g. I like swimming.
- Running is my favourite sport.
- As an adjective, e.g. The swimming team arrived. The running group assembled.
- With an auxiliary verb, to form a finite verb, e.g. He was swimming. I am running.
a sentence that has one main clause and one or more subordinate clauses (more than one finite...
a style of writing and speaking that is poetic, although written in prose; that â??waxes...
imagery that appeals to the sense of sound, e.g. I heard the hooves beating.
See Petrarchan sonnet.