I"m do the efforts to get a grip on the exactly capitalization for essays in the old History-Based writing Lessons. I recognize that "Pyramid the Giza" is a proper noun and also should it is in capitalized. And also I recognize that just the noun, not the adjective, have to be capitalized in words such as "ancient Egyptians". 

But what about "Ancient World" or "Seven marvels of the World"?

Looking them up online, both it seems ~ to be considered ideal nouns, for this reason they have to be capitalized. However in the derekwadsworth.com sample essay in Unit 2, they room not capitalized. Have the right to anyone assist clarify this for me?

Thank you!

Karen




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Oct 20
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Jennifer Mauser
ns am finding combined results.

"Ancient world" is no a ideal noun according to what I"m finding online. The just time "ancient" must be capitalized is as soon as it starts the sentence. 

The following one, the 7 Wonders that the old World, is a bit more fuzzy. I have actually seen it detailed across the net in this iterations:

the seven Wonders the the old Worldthe 7 Wonders the the old worldthe seven wonders of the old world

The just listing I discovered in a capitalization guide showed that the 2nd listing, the seven Wonders that the ancient world" to be correct. The rest of the sports I discovered in various web searches across the Internet. My ideal suggestion is to pick a standard and stick v it and also make that your class "style guide."

 

 



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Oct 23
#3
kheighes
many thanks Jennifer! You're appropriate (In reply to #2)

Thanks Jennifer! You"re appropriate - the outcomes are mixed. I appreciate your recommendation to make a course "style guide"!

Follow-up question concerning capitalization. We space wondering around the capitalization for the "plant that life". Need to it be capitalized "Plant of Life" in a sentence because it"s introduce to a particular plant, and is because of this a suitable noun? Again, the derekwadsworth.com essay does not capitalize it. Should we stick through lowercase in this instance?

Thanks!


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Oct 24
#4
Jennifer Mauser
i think that's an additional case

I think that"s an additional case for a class style overview decision. But due to the fact that it"s no capitalized in the college student text, I might keep things going with the condition quo to help prevent any kind of confusion. You won"t be wrong either way you select to take it.



Jennifer Mauser

Forum Moderator and also derekwadsworth.com Certified Instructor


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Oct 30
#5
kheighes
thank you! (In answer to #4)

Thank you!



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