8 Pronouns Ms. Mason

Term Definition
Personal Pronouns Personal pronouns represent people or things.
Demonstrative Pronouns Demonstrative pronouns are used to replace specific people or things that have been previously mentioned (or are understood from context).
Interrogative Pronouns Interrogative pronouns are used to ask questions. (The interrogative pronoun represents the thing that the question is about.)
Indefinite Pronouns An indefinite pronoun refers to a non-specific person or thing.
Possessive Pronoun A possessive pronoun replaces a possessive adjective and a noun.
Ex: "I'll show you my dog" changes into: "I'll show you mine"
Relative Pronoun A relative pronoun comes after a noun to help to identify which person or thing we are talking about or to tell us some more information about a person or thing.
Reflexive Pronouns A reflexive pronoun is used with another noun (or pronoun) when something does something to itself
Intensive Pronouns An intensive pronoun refers back to another noun (or pronoun) in the sentence to emphasize it.
Ex: The mayor HIMSELF attended the ceremony.

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