is a noun or pronoun (often with modifiers) that is placed
beside another noun or pronoun to explain or identify it. Essentially, an
appositive is an additional word or group of words used to tell more about
who (or what) that noun or pronoun is. No verb appears in an appositive
In each sentence below, the appositive phrase is underlined, and the apposi-
Michelle Rogers, the lifeguard at Smith’s Beach, made three saves
‘‘The Ugly Duckling,’’ Hans Christian Andersen’s story, has entertained
many children over the years.
My daughter’s car, a Toyota, has certainly served her well.
The Little Red Deli, our neighborhood store, is more than seventy-five
Eleven, Joe’s house number, is also his uniform’s number.
The cheetah, the fastest land animal, sprinted across the plains.
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, the famous author, won many writing
Amazing Dances From Around The World
The Ghoomar of Rajasthan
The colors of Rajasthan are enough to evoke a feeling of pride and happiness even in the most dull and dreary hearts. From the allure of Raqs Sharki, the rhythm slows down its pace to match the catchy tunes of the Ghoomar,a dance native to Rajasthan, has evolved as a social dance that encompasses women of all ages. The enthralling appeal of the Ghoomar lies in its specific and intricate footwork and waist movements that lend an amazing grace to the whole performance. The women with their faces covered by colourful Chuneris (Scarves), rotate slowly around as their skirts form a graceful pirouette around them- called