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Writing: Nonrestrictive and parenthetical elements — Basic example

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my history professor who always criticizes me for being late missed our scheduled review session so you could tell just in how I read it I had to put a pause here in order for it to make sense in order for who always criticizes me for being late to describe my history professor so ideally I want to put a comma at the beginning and the end of this clause that is describing my history professor I don't want to keep it the same I want to put a comma at the beginning and at the end so I like that choice now let's look at these other ones my history professor - who always criticizes me for being late you could separate this clause with a - but you would want to separate with a - on either side so if you put a - here you would want to put a - right over there which is kind of a you could view it as a a stronger parenthetical my history professor who always criticized me for being late missed our scheduled review session I always view the dashes like make sure you're seeing this thing it's you know hey I'm really going to make it clear this is the person who always criticizes me for being late so it would have been an option if you put if they had a - on either end but they don't so we're going to rule this one out and for the same reason they only put a dash at the right side but not at the left side so I would rule this one out as well