Tutor profile: Bethany M.
How do you use a semicolon correctly?
A semicolon is used to link two independent clauses that are related without the need for a conjunction. For example, "He does not want to hang out tonight; there's a science test tomorrow."
Subject: Study Skills
What are some ways that one can stay on top of their schedule?
Some people find it helpful to keep a physical calendar to keep track of upcoming assignments, while others like to keep a digital list so that they can easily access that list anywhere. It may also be helpful to color-code, if there is a large amount of items to keep track of, such as six or seven classes. The most important thing is to find the system that works best for that individual!
What is a theme?
A theme is a rhetorical device found in literature. A theme is generally understood as the main idea or lesson that can be gleaned from the text. A complex text will often have multiple themes.