PRONOUNS

The different kinds of pronouns

Subjective case pronouns

Subjective case pronouns use the words I, you, he, she, it, we, they, who and whoever.

Ex. She brought cookies.

Objective case pronouns

Object of case pronouns use the words me, us, you, him, her, it, them, whom and whomever.

Ex. That is her computer.

Possessive pronouns

Possesive pronouns can use the words mine, yours, his, hers, it's, ours, and theirs.

Ex. This phone is mine.

Compound personal pronouns

Compound personal pronouns are using the words Me, myself, and I. They don't usually come at the beginning of the sentence.

They don't show up at the beginning of the sentence.

They can't be in the subject spot.

These are mainly the objective case so they receive the action.


Ex. Jody stuffed her self.

The cat cleaned itself.


Use the name of the object or something when you don't know the name

of it.(Cat)

Antecedents pronouns

Antecedent- the antecedent Is the noun or pronoun replaces or refers to.


Ex. I dropped the aquarium on my toe and broke it.

....Toe is the last noun....


One story has its setting in Egypt.

The characters have their motives for murder.

Louis likes his mysteries to have surprise endings.

Demonstritive pronouns

Demonstrative pronouns represent a thing or things. It uses the words this, these, that, and those.

Ex. This tastes good.

Numeral pronouns

Numeral pronouns is when somebody or something says the exact number of something.

Ex. I have 5 pets.

Indefinite pronouns

Indefinite pronouns is when someone or something says a estimat of a number, not the actual amount.

Ex. I have a few pets.

Interrogative pronouns

An interrogative pronoun is a pronoun used in order to ask a question. Often it has no antecedent because the antecedent is unknown. There are five interrogative pronouns: what, which, who, whom, and whose.

Ex. What are those?