Adverbs can modify adjectives, but an adjective cannot modify an adverb . Thus we would say that "the students showed a really wonderful attitude" and that ...
Learning the different types of essays allows a writer to choose the best way to make a point. Sometimes it may be better to explain facts with an expository essay than to compare and contrast two things. Another option, the persuasive essay, argues for a particular side, while a narrative essay describes one event or happening. These various types of essays become a writer’s tools for conveying information in the most appropriate way possible... Read More »
Adjectival clauses are sometimes introduced by what are called the relative adverbs : where, when, and why. Although the entire clause is adjectival and will modify a noun, the relative word itself fulfills an adverbial function (modifying a verb within its own clause).
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Perhaps you have been assigned a comparative essay in class, or need to write a comprehensive comparative report for work. In order to write a stellar comparative essay, you have to start off by picking two subjects that have enough similarities and differences to be compared in a meaningful way, such as two sports teams or two systems of government. Once you have that, then you have to find at least two or three points of comparison and use research, facts, and well-organized paragraphs to impress and captivate your readers. Writing the comparative essay is an important skill that you will use many times throughout your scholastic career.