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Exercise # 19 Based on
The Tale of the Pie and the Patty-Pan by Beatrix Potter
Punctuation - Contractions
Analysis Key

1. Ribby isn't there. |

Ribby is not there.
2. I can't find it (DO) anywhere. |
I can not find it anywhere.
3. It's a party (PN). |
It is a party.
4. I've brought you (IO) some flowers (DO). |
I have brought you some flowers.
5. Oh [Inj], I didn't put one (DO) in, my dear Duchess [DirA]. |
Oh, I did not put one in, my dear Duchess.
6. There isn't a patty-pan (PN). |
There is not a patty-pan.
7. It's a pie (PN) {of the most delicate and tender mouse} {with bacon}. |
It is a pie of the most delicate and tender mouse with bacon.