5.34 Tone Keywords

Keywords that often flag the reader to a shift in tone shift tend to be conjunctions such as like, but, yet, and or as well as what are known as conjunctive adverbs such as nevertheless, however, therefore, and furthermore. Since part of an adverb’s role is to tell how or why something happened and the role of a conjunction is to connect clauses, a conjunctive adverb is an adverb that shows the relationship in meaning between two independent clauses. And just a reminder that an independent clause is a complete sentence that has a subject and main verb.

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