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    Interjection

    How does one handle the interjection in terms of sentence structure. If I use an interjection of one word, is this a proper use of English. Does it count as a grammatical sentence? Is it a fragment? Must it always be followed by a comma and linked to a sentence to be grammatically correct. For example, in the sentence, he loved the wilderness. If I want to follow it with a Yes! for emphasis, does the Yes! standing alone create a fragment or sentence. Is it grammatically?

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    Re: Interjection

    Quote Originally Posted by Jennifer Nevsky View Post
    How does one handle the interjection in terms of sentence structure. If I use an interjection of one word, is this a proper use of English. Does it count as a grammatical sentence? Is it a fragment? Must it always be followed by a comma and linked to a sentence to be grammatically correct. For example, in the sentence, he loved the wilderness. If I want to follow it with a Yes! for emphasis, does the Yes! standing alone create a fragment or sentence. Is it grammatically?
    It's certainly possible to do, it depends on the wider context, what comes before and what you are going to write after it.

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    Re: Interjection

    It doesn't constitute a full sentence in the traditional definition, so it's a fragment, though you could call it a minor sentence if you prefer.

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