Welcome to the Learning Commons Quick Start Guide on misplaced and dangling modifiers!
Modifiers play an important role in explaining how all the words and phrases in a sentence are related to each other. So, a dangling or misplaced modifier can make your sentence look awkward or confusing. After this lesson, you will be able to identify a faulty modifier and thereby correct it.
This guide will explain:
- How to identify a misplaced or a dangling modifier.
- Where to place a modifier in a sentence based on what it modifies.